Future engineering work

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See details of routes affected by planned engineering works, including when they take effect, maps of the affected area, alternative timetables, advice for alternative travel and real-time updates.

Buses replace trains between Headcorn and Ashford International on Sunday 18 October

Start date
18/10/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Between London Charing Cross and Ramsgate / Dover Priory

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Headcorn and Ashford International, closing all lines.

Buses will replace trains between Headcorn and Ashford International.

Trains between London Charing Cross and Ramsgate will be diverted between London Bridge and Ashford International to run via Maidstone East, stopping additionally at Chislehurst, Otford and Maidstone East.

These trains will also divide at Ashford International - with half the train continuing on to Dover Priory and half continuing on to Ramsgate via Canterbury West.  

Trains between London Charing Cross and Dover Priory will run between London Charing Cross and Headcorn only.

Passengers for Orpington should change at Chislehurst and passengers for Sevenoaks should change at Otford.

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Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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