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.

Amended late night / early morning Southeastern service from Monday 4 to Friday 8 October

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Route affected

Various Southeastern routes

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place overnight at various locations on the Southeastern network, closing some lines.

Monday to Thursday

The 22:57 and 23:27 London Cannon Street to Hayes services will terminate at Lewisham.

The 23:07 and 23:37 London Charing Cross to Hayes services will terminate at Lewisham.

A replacement bus service will operate between Lewisham and Hayes.

The 23:25 London Victoria to Ashford International will terminate at Maidstone East. A replacement bus service will depart Maidstone East at 00:36 for all stations to Canterbury West.

The 23:45 and 23:55 services from Hayes to Lewisham will not run.

​​​​​​​Monday, Tuesday & Thursday

The 23:10 London Victoria to Faversham will terminate at Gillingham.

The 23:40 London Victoria to Ramsgate will terminate at Gillingham.

A replacement bus service will run between Gillingam / Sittingbourne and Faversham, to connect with onward train travel.

The 23:48 Sheerness on Sea to Sittingbourne will not run. A replacement bus departs Sheerness on Sea at 23:48 for all stations to Sittingbourne.

Monday, Wednesday and Thursday:

The 23:25 London St Pancras International to Faversham will terminate at Ebbsfleet International. A replacement bus will depart Ebbsfleet International at 23:53 for Gravesend, Strood, Rochester, Chatham, Gillingham, Rainham, Sittingbourne and Faversham.

Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday

The 00:26 Sittingbourne to Sheerness on Sea will not run. A replacement bus departs Sittingbourne at 00:52 for all stations to Sheerness on Sea.

Tuesday to Friday

From 00:25 until the end of service, buses will replace trains between Beckenham Junction and Orpington.

Trains between London Victoria and St Mary Cray will run non stop from London Victoria to St Mary Cray and will not stop at Bromley South.

The 00:25 London Victoria to Maidstone East service will be replaced by a bus between Maidstone East & Ashford International.

The 04:37 Swanley to London Victoria and 04:58 Orpington to London Victoria services will run non stop from Shortlands to London Victoria. Replacement buses will run between Bromley South and London Victoria via Beckenham Junction.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Although journey planners are showing correctly, your journey may be subject to alteration at short notice due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Please check before your journey.

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility and bicycle information, please use this page.

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages.