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Image of a hand holding a wrenchNetwork Rail own and maintain the rail infrastructure in the UK.

They have a programme of planned engineering work, as well as dealing with unplanned problems and damage to tracks, signals and other infrastructure.

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The details below show all the engineering work that Network Rail have currently informed us will affect our network. You can sort the full list by date.

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Engineering Work: Between Folkestone Central and Deal

Planned engineering work will take place
Between Folkestone Central and Deal
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, from 2350, Monday 18 August 2014 to 0350, Friday 22 August 2014.
Some services will be replaced by buses throughout.
Additional Information:
Engineering work will affect the following late night train services:
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The 22:10 London Charing Cross to Ramsgate via Dover Priory (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday only)
This train service is revised to terminate at Folkestone Central at 23:53.
However, there is a replacement bus service that departs from Folkestone Central at 00:01, Dover Priory 00:20, Martin Mill 00:29, Walmer 00:34, Deal 00:39, Sandwich 00:51 and terminates at Ramsgate at 01:09.
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The 22:40 London Charing Cross to Dover Priory (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday only)
This train service is revised to terminate at Folkestone Central at 00:21.
However, there is a replacement bus service that departs from Folkestone Central at 00:30, and terminates at Dover Priory at 00:50.
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The 23:10 London Charing Cross to Dover Priory (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday only)
This train service is revised to terminate at Folkestone Central at 00:53.
However, there is a replacement bus service that departs from Folkestone Central at 01:00, and terminates at Dover Priory at 01:20.
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The 23:12 St Pancras International to Ramsgate via Dover Priory (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday only)
This High speed train service is revised to terminate at Folkestone Central at 00:07.
However, there is a replacement bus service that departs from Folkestone Central at 00:17, Dover Priory 00:37, Deal 00:55, Sandwich 01:07 and terminates at Ramsgate at 01:25.
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The 23:40 London Charing Cross to Dover Priory (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday only)
This train service is revised to terminate at Folkestone Central at 01:21.
However, there is a replacement bus service that departs from Folkestone Central at 01:30, and terminates at Dover Priory at 01:50.

Engineering Work: Between Shepherds Well and Dover Priory

Planned engineering work will take place
Between Shepherds Well and Dover Priory
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, from 2350, Monday 18 August 2014 to 0350, Friday 22 August 2014.
Some services will be replaced by buses between Canterbury East and Dover Priory.
Additional Information:
Engineering work will affect the following late night train service:
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The 23:45 Faversham to Dover Priory (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday only)
(This is the rear portion of the 22:22 London Victoria to Ramsgate/Dover Priory)
This train service is revised to terminate at Canterbury East at 23:58.
However, there are two connecting replacement bus services that connect with this train service:
A non-stop replacement bus service which departs Canterbury East at 00:06 and terminates at Dover Priory at 00:36.Or, an all stations replacement bus service which departs Canterbury East at 00:07, Bekesbourne 00s17, Adisham 00s25, Aylesham 00s32, Snowdown 00s36, Shepherds Well 00s49, Kearsney 01s01 and terminates at Dover Priory at 01:13. (Note: s = sets down passengers at the time indicated).

Engineering Work: Between London Victoria and Herne Hill

Planned engineering work will take place
Between London Victoria and Herne Hill
On Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, from 0020, Tuesday 19 August 2014 to 0450, Friday 22 August 2014.
Some services will be replaced by buses throughout.
Additional Information:
Engineering work will affect the following late night train services:
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The 00:37 London Victoria to Gillingham (Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday only)
This train service is diverted by an alternative route and WILL NOT CALL at Herne Hill, Penge East or Beckenham Junction; however, this train service will operate as scheduled from Bromley South to Gillingham.
Passengers travelling from London Victoria to Herne Hill, Penge East or Beckenham Junction, or from these stations to Bromley South, St Mary Cray, Swanley, Farningham Road, Longfield , Meopham, Rochester, Chatham or Gillingham should travel by a replacement bus service that departs London Victoria at 00:40 (see below).
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The 00:40 London Victoria to Gillingham (Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday only)
This replacement bus service departs from London Victoria at 00:40, calls at Herne Hill at 01:05, Penge East 01:20 and Beckenham Junction 01:26 and then continues on to Gillingham and sets down passengers at Bromley South 01s36, St Mary Cray 01s51, Swanley 02s04, Farningham Road 02s13, Longfield 02s22, Meopham 02s32, Rochester 02s48, Chatham 02s55 before terminating at Gillingham at 03:05. (Note: s = set down passengers at the time indicated)

Engineering Work: Between Lewisham and Hayes Kent

Planned engineering work will take place
Between Lewisham and Hayes Kent
On Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, from 2350, Tuesday 19 August 2014 to 0445, Friday 22 August 2014.
All services will be replaced by buses between Lewisham and Hayes Kent.
Additional Information:
Engineering work will affect the following late night train services:
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The 23:17 London Charing Cross to Hayes (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday only)
This train service will terminate at Lewisham at 23:35.
However, there is a replacement bus service that departs from Lewisham at 23:45 and calls at Ladywell at 23:52, Catford Bridge 00:01, Lower Sydenham 00:11, New Beckenham 00:14, Clock House 00:22, Elmers End 00:29, Eden Park 00:34, West Wickham 00:37 and terminates at Hayes at 00:43.
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The 23:52 London Charing Cross to Hayes (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday only)
This train service will terminate will terminate at Lewisham at 00:10.
However, there is a replacement bus service that departs from Lewisham at 00:20 and calls at Ladywell at 00:27, Catford Bridge 00:36, Lower Sydenham 00:46, New Beckenham 00:49, Clock House 00:57, Elmers End 01s04, Eden Park 01s09, West Wickham 01s12 and terminates at Hayes at 01:18. (Note: s = sets down passengers at the time indicated)

Engineering Work: Between Charlton and Slade Green

Planned engineering work will take place
Between Charlton and Slade Green
From 0105, Sunday 24 August 2014 to 0730, Sunday 24 August 2014.
Additional Information:
As a result of this work, the first train service of the day to London Charing Cross via Greenwich, scheduled to depart from Dartford at 06:36, WILL NOT RUN.
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However, there is a replacement bus service that departs from Dartford at 05:39 and calls at Slade Green at 05:53, Erith 06:01, Belvedere 06:06, Abbey Wood 06:10, Plumstead 06:16, Woolwich Arsenal 06:20, Woolwich Dockyard 06:26, Charlton 06:31, Westcombe Park 06:38, Maze Hill 06:43, Greenwich 06:50 and Deptford at 06:55, before terminating at London Bridge at 07:09
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Please note: there is an additional train service that departs from Dartford at 06:39 and calls at Barnehurst at 06:46, Bexleyheath 06:49, Welling 06:52, Falconwood 06:54, Eltham 06:57, Kidbrooke 07:00, Bl;ackheath 07:04, Lewisham 07:07, London Bridge 07:18, London Waterloo East 07:23 and terminates at London Charing Cross at 07:26.

Engineering Work: Between Chislehurst and Sevenoaks

Planned engineering work will take place
Between Chislehurst and Sevenoaks
From 0145, Sunday 24 August 2014 to 0400, Monday 25 August 2014.
Some services will be replaced by buses throughout.
Additional Information:
There are no train services calling at (in alphabetical order) Chelsfield, Dunton Green, Knockholt, Orpington or Petts Wood,. However, there are replacement bus services, calling at these stations, operating in each direction between Chislehurst and Sevenoaks; with other replacement bus services between Bromley South and Orpington calling at Bickley and Petts Wood.
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Furthermore, both London Charing Cross/Ramsgate and London Charing Cross/Hastings services will call additionally at Chislehurst, run non-stop between Chislehurst and Sevenoaks to connect with replacement bus services and will run to revised timetables.

Engineering Work: Between Herne Hill and Beckenham Junction

Planned engineering work will take place
Between Herne Hill and Beckenham Junction
On Wednesday and Thursday, from 0020, Tuesday 26 August 2014 to 0450, Thursday 28 August 2014.
Some services will be replaced by buses between London Victoria and Gillingham Kent.
Additional Information:
Engineering work will affect the following late night train service:
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The 00:37 London Victoria to Gillingham (Wednesday and Thursday only)
This train service is diverted by an alternative route and WILL NOT CALL at Herne Hill, Penge East or Beckenham Junction; however, this train service will operate as scheduled from Bromley South to Gillingham.
Passengers travelling from London Victoria to Herne Hill, Penge East or Beckenham Junction, or from these stations to Bromley South, St Mary Cray, Swanley, Farningham Road, Longfield , Meopham, Rochester, Chatham or Gillingham should travel by a replacement bus service that departs London Victoria at 00:40 (see below).
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The 00:40 London Victoria to Gillingham (Wednesday and Thursday only)
This replacement bus service departs from London Victoria at 00:40, calls at Herne Hill at 01:05, Penge East 01:20 and Beckenham Junction 01:26 and then continues on to Gillingham and sets down passengers at Bromley South 01s36, St Mary Cray 01s51, Swanley 02s04, Farningham Road 02s13, Longfield 02s22, Meopham 02s32, Rochester 02s48, Chatham 02s55 before terminating at Gillingham at 03:05. (Note: s = set down passengers at the time indicated)

Engineering Work: Between Plumstead and Slade Green

Planned engineering work will take place
Between Plumstead and Slade Green
From 0105, Saturday 30 August 2014 to 0400, Monday 01 September 2014.
Some services will be replaced by buses between Plumstead and Dartford.
Additional Information:
There are no train services calling at (in alphabetical order) Abbey Wood, Belvedere, Erith or Slade Green.
However, there are replacement bus services, calling at these stations, operating in each direction between Plumstead and Dartford.
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Furthermore, London Charing Cross/Gillingham services are diverted between Blackheath and Dartford and will call additionally at Eltham and Bexleyheath.
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As a result of this work, there are no train services operating between Blackfriars and Charlton. Passengers who wish to make this journey can do so via the Docklands Light Railway (DLR) between Lewisham and Greenwich. Valid train tickets will be accepted for travel on the DLR in either direction between Lewisham and Greenwich.

Engineering Work: Between Frant and Robertsbridge

Planned engineering work will take place
Between Frant and Robertsbridge
On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, from 0030, Monday 01 September 2014 to 0520, Friday 05 September 2014.
Some services will be replaced by buses throughout.
Additional Information:
Frant and Robertsbridge
01/09/14 00:30 to 05/09/14 05:20
Engineering work will affect the following late night train service:
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The 23:45 London Charing Cross to Hastings (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday only)
This train service will terminate at Tunbridge Wells at 00:39.
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However, there are two replacement bus services continuing on to Hastings as follows: A limited stop replacement bus service departs from Tunbridge Wells at 00:44 and calls at Wadhurst 01:02, Battle 01:42, St Leonards Warrior Square 01:54 and terminates at Hastings at 02:01 OR an all stations replacement bus service departs from Tunbridge Wells at 00:45 and calls at Frant at 00:55, Wadhurst 01:08, Stonegate 01:21, Etchingham 01: 44, Robertsbridge 01:56, Battle arrive 02:09, depart at 02:15, West St Leonards 02:35, St Leonards Warrior Square 02s42 and terminates at Hastings at 02:49. (Note: s = sets down passengers at the time indicated).
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The following replacement shuttle bus services operate between Battle and Crowhurst to connect with the above replacement bus services:
Depart Crowhurst 01:22, arrive Battle 01:34 Depart Crowhurst 01:58 arrive Battle 02:10.
Depart Battle 01:44, arrive Crowhurst 01:56 Depart Battle 02:14, arrive Crowhurst

Engineering Work: At London Bridge

Planned engineering work will take place
At London Bridge
On Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, from 0020, Tuesday 02 September 2014 to 0520, Saturday 06 September 2014.
Some services will be replaced by buses throughout.
Additional Information:
Engineering work will affect the following late night train services:
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The 00:10 London Charing Cross to Dartford
TUESDAY ONLY
This train service, on departure from London Waterloo East at 00:13, will be diverted via London Cannon Street and retimed to depart London Bridge 00:28, New Cross 00:33, Lewisham 00:37,Hither Green 00:42, Lee 00:44, Mottingham 00:47, New Eltham 00:49, Sidcup 00:53, Albany Park 00:55, Bexley 00:57, Crayford 01:01 and terminates at Dartford at 01:06.
WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY AND FRIDAY ONLY
This train service is revised and will not call at New Cross.
Passengers from New Cross, travelling to Lewisham and stations to Dartford via Sidcup are advised to travel earlier on the 00:15 departure from New Cross and change at Lewisham for the 00:27 departure to Dartford via Sidcup.
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The 00:15 London Charing Cross to Tonbridge TUESDAY ONLY
This train service, on departure from London Waterloo East at 00:18 will be diverted via London Cannon Street and retimed to depart London Bridge 00:33, Orpington 00:51, Chelsfield 00:54, Dunton Green 01:00, Sevenoaks 01:04, Hildenborough 01:10 and terminates at Tonbridge at 01:14.
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The 00:18 London Charing Cross to Gillingham
TUESDAY ONLY
This train service, on departure from London Waterloo East at 00:21, will be diverted via London Cannon Street and retimed to depart London Bridge 00:36, New Cross 00:41, Lewisham 00:45, Blackheath 00:48, Charlton 00:52, Woolwich Arsenal 00:57, Plumstead 0059, Abbey Wood 01:03, belvedere 01:05, Erith 01:08, Slade Green 01:11, Dartford 01:17, Greenhithe 01: , Greenhithe 01:29, Higham 01:35, Strood 01:40, Rochester 01:45, Chatham 01:47 and terminates at Gillingham 01:51.
WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY AND FRIDAY ONLY
This train service will depart 12 minutes later than scheduled, from London Charing Cross at 00:30 and calls at London Waterloo East at 00:33, London Bridge 00:39, Lewisham 00:52, Blackheath 00:54, Charlton 00:59, Woolwich Arsenal 01:04 Plumstead 01:06, Abbey Wood 01:09, Belvedere 01:12, Erith 01:14, Slade Green 01:17, Dartford 01:23, Greenhithe, 01:28, Gravesend 01:35. Higham 01:41, Strood 01:46, Rochester 01:50 Chatham 01:53 and terminates at Gillingham 01:57.
PLEASE NOTE: this train service will not call at New Cross
Passengers from New Cross, travelling to Lewisham and stations to Gillingham via Woolwich Arsenal should travel by replacement bus service that departs New Cross at 00:31, St Johns 00:36 and arrives Lewisham at 00:43, and change for the retimed 00:52 Lewisham to Gillingham train service.
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The 00:48 London Charing Cross to Orpington
TUESDAY ONLY
This train service, on departure from London Waterloo East at 00:51, will be diverted via London Cannon Street and is retimed to depart London Cannon Street at 01:02, London Bridge 01:06, New Cross 01:11, Lewisham 01:15, Hither Green 01:19, Grove Park 01:23, Elmstead Woods 01:26, Chislehurst 01:29, Petts Wood 01:32 and terminates at Orpington at 01:35.
WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY AND FRIDAY ONLY
This train service will depart 12 minutes later than scheduled, from London Charing Cross at 01:00 and calls at London Waterloo East at 01:03, London Bridge 01:09, Lewisham 01:21, Hither Green 01:25, Grove Park 01:29, Elmstead Woods 01:32, Chislehurst 01:35, Petts Wood 01:38 and terminates at Orpington at 01:41.
PLEASE NOTE: this train service will not call at New Cross.
Passengers for New Cross should travel by this train service to Lewisham and change for a connecting replacement bus service, which departs Lewisham at 01:26 and arrives at New Cross at 01:38.
Passengers travelling from New Cross to Lewisham, Hither Green, Grove Park, Elmstead Woods, Chislehurst, Petts Wood or Orpington should travel by the replacement bus service that departs New Cross at 01:01, St Johns 01:06 and arrives Lewisham at 01:13, and change for the retimed 01:21 Hither Green to Orpington train service.

Engineering Work: Between Ashford International and Dover Priory

Planned engineering work will take place
Between Ashford International and Dover Priory
From 0040, Saturday 06 September 2014 to 0740, Sunday 07 September 2014.
Some services will be replaced by buses throughout.
Additional Information:
As a result of this work, the last two train services of the day from London Charing Cross to Dover Priory will be diverted after calling at Ashford International as folows:
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The 23:10 London Charing Cross/Dover Priory will depart from Ashford International at 00:32 and will set down only at Canterbury West at 00:47 then travel via, but not calling at Minster and Deal before terminating at Dover Priory at 01:26.
There is a replacement bus service that departs from Ashford International at 00:40 and calls at Sandling at 01:02, Folkestone West 01:16 and Folkestone Central at 01:21 before terminating at Dover Priory at 01:41. There is also a mini bus departing from Sandling at 01:07, terminating at Westenhanger at 01:13 and departing from Westenhanger at 00:51, terminating at Sandling at 00:57
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The 23:40 London Charing Cross/Dover Priory will depart rom Ashford International at 01:07 and will call at Wye at 01:13, Chilham 01:19, Chartham 01:23 and Canterbury West at 01:28 then travel via, but not calling at Minster and Deal before terminating at Dover Priory at 02:06.
There is a replacement bus service that departs from Ashford International at 01:10 and calls at Sandling at 01:32, Folkestone West 01:46 and Folkestone Central at 01:51 before terminating at Dover Priory at 02:11. There is also a mini bus departing from Sandling at 01:37, terminating at Westenhanger at 01:43 and departing from Westenhanger at 01:21, terminating at Sandling at 01:27
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ALSO the 06:50 will depart 8 minutes later than scheduled at 06:58 and run 8 minutes late until it arrives at Ashford International when it will run as scheduled.

Engineering Work: Between Gillingham Kent and Faversham

Planned engineering work will take place
Between Gillingham Kent and Faversham
From 0135, Saturday 06 September 2014 to 0330, Monday 08 September 2014.
All services will be replaced by buses between Gillingham Kent and Faversham.

Engineering Work: Between Sittingbourne and Sheerness-On-Sea

Planned engineering work will take place
Between Sittingbourne and Sheerness-On-Sea
From 0135, Saturday 06 September 2014 to 0330, Monday 08 September 2014.
All services will be replaced by buses between Sittingbourne and Sheerness-On-Sea.

Engineering Work: Between London Victoria and Shortlands via Bellingham

Planned engineering work will take place
Between London Victoria and Shortlands via Bellingham
From 0130, Sunday 07 September 2014 to 0315, Monday 08 September 2014.
Some services will be replaced by buses throughout.
Customer Advice:
There are no Southeastern train services operating out of London Victoria as a result:
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Southeastern London Victoria/Orpington services will operate from London Blackfriars and call additionally at Elephant & Castle.
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London Blackfriars/Sevenoaks services are diverted to call additionally at Herne Hill and Beckenham Junction to connect with replacement bus services.
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London Victoria/Ashford International and London Victoria/Ramsgate/Dover Priory services will be diverted to operate from London Cannon Street calling additionally at London Bridge and not at Bromley South.
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Passengers for Bromley South can change at Swanley or St Mary Cray for connecting Metro services operating to and from London Blackfriars
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Furthermore, there are no train services calling at (in alphabetical order) Beckenham Hill, Bellingham, Brixton, Catford, Crofton Park, Denmark Hill, Nunhead, Peckham Rye or Ravensbourne. However, there are replacemment bus services calling at these stations with the exception Brixton and Nunhead operating in each direction between Herne Hill and Beckenham Junction; with a minibus service between Beckenham Junction and Ravensbourne.
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IMPORTANT
Passengers travelling to or from London Victoria or Brixton can use London Underground services.
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Valid train tickets will be accepted for travel on London Underground services in either direction and by any reasonable route between London Victoria, Brixton, Elephant & Castle, Bank/Monument (for London Cannon Street), Charing Cross, Embankment (for London Charing Cross), Waterloo, Southwark (for London Waterloo East) and London Bridge underground stations.
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Passengers for Nunhead can use local bus route P12 between Peckham Rye and Nunhead.
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Valid train tickets will also be accepted for travel on local bus route P12 between Peckham Rye and Nunhead.

Engineering Work: Between Ashford International and Ramsgate

Planned engineering work will take place
Between Ashford International and Ramsgate
On Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, from 0050, Monday 08 September 2014 to 0450, Saturday 13 September 2014.
Some services will be replaced by buses between Ashford International and Canterbury West.
Additional Information:
Engineering work will affect the following late night train service:
The 01:05 Ashford International to Canterbury West (Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday only) - this train service will not operate - (this train is the rear portion of the 23:40 London Charing Cross to Dover Priory)
However, there is a connecting replacement bus service that will depart from Ashford International at 01:05, calling at Wye at 01:17, Chilham 01:26, Chartham 01: 32 and terminates at Canterbury West at 01:44.

Engineering Work: Between Grove Park and Petts Wood

Planned engineering work will take place
Between Grove Park and Petts Wood
From 0120, Saturday 13 September 2014 to 0400, Monday 15 September 2014.
Some services will be replaced by buses between Grove Park and Orpington.
Additional Information:
There are no train services calling at Chislehurst or Elmstead Woods. However, there are replacement bus services, calling at these two stations, operating in each direction between Grove Park, Petts Wood and Orpington.
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Furthermore: London Charing Cross/Ramsgate via Tonbridge services will operate out of London Victoria, call at Bromley South then return to its normal route between Orpington and Ramsgate; with London Charing Cross/Hasting services running to a revised timetable.
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PLEASE NOTE: London Charing Cross/Tunbridge Wells train services will not run, which unfortunately results in a reduction in the frequency of services between London Charing Cross and Tunbridge Wells.
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SATURDAY ONLY Grove Park/Bromley North services are replaced by London Cannon Street/Orpington services that are diverted at Grove Park to call additionally at Sundridge Park and Bromley North

Engineering Work: Between Plumstead and Slade Green

Planned engineering work will take place
Between Plumstead and Slade Green
From 0125, Saturday 13 September 2014 to 0400, Monday 15 September 2014.
Some services will be replaced by buses between Plumstead and Dartford.
Additional Information:
There are no train services calling at (in alphabetical order) Abbey Wood, Belvedere, Erith or Slade Green. However, there are replacement bus services, calling at these stations, operating in each direction between Plumstead and Dartford.
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Furthermore, London Charing Cross/Gillingham services are diverted between Blackheath and Dartford and will call additionally at Eltham and Bexleyheath.
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As a result of this work, there are no train services operating between Blackfriars and Charlton. Passengers who wish to make this journey can do so via the Docklands Light Railway (DLR) between Lewisham and Greenwich. Valid train tickets will be accepted for travel on the DLR in either direction between Lewisham and Greenwich.

Engineering Work: Between Gillingham Kent and Sittingbourne

Planned engineering work will take place
Between Gillingham Kent and Sittingbourne
From 0130, Saturday 13 September 2014 to 0230, Sunday 14 September 2014.
All services will be replaced by buses between Gillingham Kent and Sittingbourne.

Engineering Work: Between Ashford International and Dover Priory

Planned engineering work will take place
Between Ashford International and Dover Priory
From 0135, Sunday 14 September 2014 to 0400, Monday 15 September 2014.
All services will be replaced by buses throughout.

Engineering Work: Between Gillingham Kent and Faversham

Planned engineering work will take place
Between Gillingham Kent and Faversham
From 0230, Sunday 14 September 2014 to 0400, Monday 15 September 2014.
All services will be replaced by buses between Gillingham Kent and Faversham.

Engineering Work: Between Sittingbourne and Sheerness-On-Sea

Planned engineering work will take place
Between Sittingbourne and Sheerness-On-Sea
From 0230, Sunday 14 September 2014 to 0400, Monday 15 September 2014.
All services will be replaced by buses between Sittingbourne and Sheerness-On-Sea.