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 evening / morning Southeastern trains from Monday 22 to Friday 26 November

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Route affected

Various Southeastern routes

TOC(s) affected

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


From 23:20 until the end of service, buses replace trains between Tonbridge and Wadhurst. A shuttle train service will run between Wadhurst and Hastings, except for the 23:45 London Charing Cross to Hastings service, which will be bus replaced between Tonbridge and Hastings. A minibus shuttle will run between Battle and Crowhurst.


From 23:40 until the end of service, buses will replace trains between Tunbridge Wells and Battle, between Battle and Hastings, and also between Battle and Crowhurst.

Monday to Thursday:

The 23:50 London Charing Cross to Gravesend service will be diverted, and will run non-stop between Lewisham and Dartford. A replacement bus will run between Lewisham and Dartford via Sidcup.

Tuesday to Friday:

The 04:38 Swanley to London Victoria service will start from Bromley South at 04:49. A replacement bus will run earlier than usual from Swanley to Bromley South, connecting with the train.

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.