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Engineering work for Today

Date:
17 May - 10 December 2022 11:59 PM

Routes affected:
Various Southeastern routes

Engineering work is taking place at various locations on the Southeastern network, closing some lines overnight from Monday evenings until Friday mornings.

Mondays only:

Every Monday night, Network Rail carry out essential maintenance on the lines to between Ashford International and Ramsgate via Canterbury West.

From 23:50 until the end of service, buses replace trains between Ashford International and Canterbury West / Ramsgate. 

Mondays and Tuesdays:

Every Monday and Tuesday night, Network Rail carry out essential maintenance on the lines to and from Charing Cross.  

There will be no trains to / from London Charing Cross or Waterloo East from approximately 23:30 until the end of service. 

Trains will run from London Cannon Street instead, and you will need to travel to / from London Cannon Street / London Bridge. 

Tuesdays only:

Every Tuesday night, Network Rail carry out essential maintenance on the lines to between Faversham and Ramsgate via Margate.  

From 23:30 until the end of service, buses replace trains between Faversham and Margate / Ramsgate. 

Wednesdays and Thursdays 

Every Wednesday and Thursday night, Network Rail carry out essential maintenance on the lines to / from London Cannon Street.

There will be no trains to / from London Cannon Street from approximately 23:35 until the end of service. 

Trains will run to / from London Charing Cross instead, and you will need to travel to / from London Bridge. 

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.

Date:
16 May - 20 May 2022 11:59 PM

Routes affected:
Various routes across the Southeastern network

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.

To check for future disruptions visit the planned engineering works page.

Other updates

  • 19:48 London Charing Cross to Gravesend due 20:52

    Facilities on the 19:48 London Charing Cross to Gravesend due 20:52.
    Will be formed of 5 coaches instead of 10.

  • 19:21 Tunbridge Wells to London Charing Cross due 20:18

    Facilities on the 19:21 Tunbridge Wells to London Charing Cross due 20:18.
    First class not available.

  • 20:30 London Charing Cross to Tunbridge Wells due 21:28

    Facilities on the 20:30 London Charing Cross to Tunbridge Wells due 21:28.
    First class not available.

  • Aylesford: Ticket Vending Machine problem

    The ticket vending machines are out of order at Aylesford station.

  • Aylesham: Ticket Vending Machine problem

    The ticket vending machines are out of order at Aylesham station.

  • Bat & Ball: Ticket Vending Machine problem

    The ticket vending machines are only accepting cash at Bat & Ball station.

  • Battle: Ticket Office Closure

    The ticket office will be closed from 12:08 on 17/05/2022 until the end of the day at Battle station.

  • Bekesbourne: Ticket Vending Machine problem

    The ticket vending machines are out of order at Bekesbourne station.

  • Beltring: Ticket Vending Machine problem

    The ticket vending machines are out of order at Beltring station.

  • Brixton: Ticket Office Closure

    The ticket office will be closed from 06:30 on 17/05/2022 until the end of the day at Brixton station.

  • Canterbury East: Lifts out of order

    The lifts will be out of order between platform 1 and platform 2 from now until the end of the day at Canterbury East station.

  • Chestfield & Swalecliffe: Ticket Vending Machine problem

    The ticket vending machines are out of order at Chestfield & Swalecliffe station.

  • Dover Priory: Lifts out of order

    The lifts will be out of order between Platfor 2 and Platform 3 from now until further notice at Dover Priory station.

  • Gillingham Kent: Toilets out of order

    All toilets are out of order at Gillingham Kent station.

  • Greenhithe For Bluewater: Ticket Office Closure

    The ticket office will be closed from 12:38 on 17/05/2022 until the end of the day at Greenhithe For Bluewater station.

  • Halling: Ticket Vending Machine problem

    The ticket vending machines are out of order at Halling station.

  • Herne Bay: Ticket Office Closure

    The ticket office will be closed from 12:38 on 17/05/2022 until the end of the day at Herne Bay station.

  • New Hythe: Ticket Vending Machine problem

    The ticket vending machines are out of order at New Hythe station.

  • Queenborough: Ticket Vending Machine problem

    The ticket vending machines are out of order at Queenborough station.

  • Rainham Kent: Ticket Office Closure

    The ticket office will be closed from 12:38 on 17/05/2022 until the end of the day at Rainham Kent station.

  • Sandwich: Ticket Vending Machine problem

    The ticket vending machines are out of order at Sandwich station.

  • Sydenham Hill: Ticket Office Closure

    The ticket office will be closed from 13:08 on 17/05/2022 until the end of the day at Sydenham Hill station.

  • Tonbridge: Toilets out of order

    Various toilets are out of order at Tonbridge station.

  • Walmer: Ticket Office Closure

    The ticket office will be closed from now until 23:59 on 20/05/2022 at Walmer station.

  • West Malling: Ticket Vending Machine problem

    The ticket vending machines are out of order at West Malling station.

  • Whitstable: Ticket Office Closure

    The ticket office will be closed from 12:38 on 17/05/2022 until the end of the day at Whitstable station.

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