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.

Alterations to late night Southeastern services between Monday 16 and Friday 20 May

Start date
16/05/2022 
End date
20/05/2022 
Route affected

Various routes across the Southeastern network

 
TOC(s) affected
Southeastern
Description

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

Monday only

From 23:10 until the end of service, buses will 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 Wadhurst and Wadhurst and Hastings. A minibus shuttle will run between Battle and Crowhurst.

Tuesday only

From 23:40 until the end of service, buses will replace trains between:

  • Tunbridge Wells and Battle.
  • Battle and Hastings.
  • Battle and Crowhurst

 

Weekly engineering work scheduled to take place between Faversham and Ramsgate every Tuesday will not take place, trains will run normally between Faversham, Margate and Ramsgate.

Monday - Thursday

From 23:30 until the end of service, buses will replace trains between Lewisham and Hayes.

The 23:55 London St Pancras International to Faversham service will be replaced by a bus between Ebbsfleet International and Gillingham and between Gillingham and Faversham.

Tuesday - Friday

From 00:20 until the end of service, buses will replace trains between Meopham and Gillingham / Sittingbourne. A connecting train will run from Sittingbourne to Ramsgate.

From 00:30 until the end of service, buses will replace trains between Lewisham and Dartford / Gravesend via Bexleyheath or Woolwich. Trains will be diverted to run non stop from Lewisham to Dartford via Sidcup instead.

From 00:30 until the end of service, buses will replace trains between Maidstone East and Ashford International.

The 04:18 Gillingham to Paddock Wood service will start from Strood at 04:34. A rail replacement bus service will operate between Gillingham and Strood, departing at 04:00 and calling at all stations.

​​​​​​​Tuesday and Wednesday

The 00:46 London Cannon Street to Dartford service will run via Sidcup. A replacement bus will run from Lewisham to Dartford via Woolwich.

Check before you travel:

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

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.