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 Southeastern services from Monday 8 to Friday 12 November

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Route affected

Between London Charing Cross and Hastings also between London Victoria and Orpington / Bromley South / Ramsgate

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place at multiple points across the Southeastern network, resulting in the closure of some lines.


From 23:20 until the end of services, buses replace trains between Tonbridge, Tunbridge Wells and Wadhurst. A shuttle trains will run between Wadhurst and Hastings, except for the 23:45 London Charing Cross to Hastings which will be replaced by a bus from Tonbridge to Hastings. A mini bus shuttle will run from Battle to Crowhurst for this service.


From 23:40 until the end of service, buses will replace trains between Tunbridge Wells and Hastings and will run on the following routes:

  • Tunbridge Wells to Battle.
  • Battle to Hastings.
  • Battle to Crowhurst (mini bus).


Monday - Thursday:

From 23:55 until the end of service, there will be no trains between Grove Park and Bromley North. You can use London Buses routes 126, 261 and 314 between Bromley North and Grove Park at no extra cost.

Monday, Wednesday and Thursday:

The 23:40 London Victoria to Ramsgate service will be replaced by a bus between Sittingbourne and Ramsgate.

Tuesday - Friday:

The 00:28 London Victoria to Orpington service will run non stop between London Victoria and Bromley South.  A rail replacement bus will run from London Victoria to Orpington via Beckenham Junction and you can use London Underground at no extra cost between London Victoria and Brixton.

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 pandemic. 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.