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 services from Monday 3 to Friday 7 October

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Various routes on the Southeastern network

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place on various routes across the Southeastern network each evening, closing some lines.

As a result the following amendments will apply:

Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday:

  • From 23:25 until the end of service, trains between London Victoria and Orpington and between London Victoria and Dartford will be re-timed with trains running between 4 and 11 minutes later than normal.


Monday, Wednesday and Thursday:

  • The 23:44 London Cannon Street to Ashford International service (Monday) and the 23:40 London Charing Cross to Ashford International service (Wednesday and Thursday) will be replaced by a bus between Tonbridge and Ashford International.


Wednesday and Thursday:

  • The 22:25 London Victoria to Ramsgate service will be replaced by a bus between Canterbury West and Ramsgate.


Tuesday to Friday:

  • From 00:40 until the end of service, buses replace trains between Lewisham and Dartford via Woolwich Arsenal. Trains will be diverted between Blackheath and Dartford to run via Bexleyheath.


Check before you travel:

These changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

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.