Service alteration details

PAGE LAST UPDATED: 26/01/2022 05:13. Update now

Find out details about how services are running and be informed on any disruption on your journey.

Reduced Southeastern weekday timetable until Friday 28 January

Incident created
04/01/2022 16:49
Last updated
24/01/2022 06:09
Route affected

Various Southeastern routes

TOC(s) affected

Southeastern have been running a reduced timetable since Monday 10 January in response to an increasing number of Covid-related staff absences and government guidance to work from home where possible. The change enabled us to operate a more reliable train service and prevent as many short notice cancellations as possible.

We're pleased that we're now seeing an increase in staff availability which means we're able to reintroduce more services again. From Monday 17 January, a small number of extra trains will be running, with the remainder of services restored by Monday 31 January.

Please check your journey using Southeastern's online journey planner, or online timetables. Thank you for your patience.

Summary of the weekday timetable reduction changes between Monday 17 and Friday 28 January:

  • There will be reduced services via Rainham, Gillingham, Chatham and Rochester to London Cannon Street during the peak.
  • Peak-time mainline trains from Ashford International and Hastings via Tonbridge to London Cannon Street will not run
  • There will be some peak services on the Bexleyheath line to and from London Cannon Street and a reduced service from Slade Green via Woolwich and Greenwich to London Cannon Street.
  • Some trains between Gravesend and Dartford via Sidcup to and from London Charing Cross will not run
  • There will be an hourly off-peak service from Ashford International to London Charing Cross.
  • Off-peak London Victoria to Dover Priory services will only run between Faversham and Dover Priory
  • Off-peak services from Hayes to London Charing Cross will not run
  • Services have been reduced during the peak on the High Speed route.


Our teams are working hard to make sure you can travel with confidence and we have a number of tools to help. Check how busy your train might be with our our SeatFinder tools, contact us on WhatsApp or follow us on Twitter for the very latest travel information. You can find the answers to many questions by visiting this page.

To protect yourself and others, you must wear a face covering while travelling with us unless you are exempt. Fines may apply.

Check before you travel:
You can check your journey using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner

If you would like to follow this incident on Twitter, please use #SETimetable