Southeastern Railway diversions: Planned closures
The work will be taking place between Monday and Thursday on particular routes and may impact your journey.
We have compiled all of the information about this work so that you can properly plan your travel this week.
Monday only (April 17)
From 11pm until the end of service, accessible buses replace trains between Tonbridge and Wadhurst / Hastings.
Monday to Thursday April 17 – April 20)
The 10:37pm Tonbridge to Gillingham service will be replaced by an accessible bus between Strood and Gillingham
The 11.50pm London St Pancras International to Faversham service will be replaced by accessible buses between Ebbsfleet International, Gillingham and Faversham
Tuesday only (April 18)
The weekly late night engineering work will not take place between Faversham, Margate and Ramsgate and trains will run normally between these stations.
From 11.40pm until the end of service accessible buses replace trains between Tunbridge Wells and Hastings and will run between:
- Tunbridge Wells and Battle (calling at Wadhurst only)
- Battle and Hastings (calling at all stations except Crowhurst)
- Tunbridge Wells and Robertsbridge (calling at all stations)
- Battle and Crowhurst (mini bus shuttle)
Tuesday to Friday (April 18 – April 21)
From 1am until the end of service, accessible buses replace trains between Meopham and Gillingham
From 12.20am until the end of service, accessible buses replace trains between Lewisham and Dartford via Woolwich or Bexleyheath. Trains will be diverted to run via Sidcup.
The 12.25am (departing 12:26) London Victoria to Ashford International service will be diverted and run nonstop from Bromley South to Ashford International.
An additional train will run between Maidstone East and Ashford International, departing at 01.27am. Replacement buses will run between:
- Swanley and Maidstone East calling at all stations except Kemsing and East Malling
- Maidstone East and Ashford International calling at all stations.
- West Malling and East Malling minibus shuttle.
You can connect with the replacement buses at Swanley using the 12.40am London Victoria to Gillingham service.
The 4.17am Gillingham to Tonbridge service will start from Strood at 4.33am.
A replacement bus will leave Gillingham at 3.58am calling at all stations to Strood.
Wednesday and Thursday (April 19 – April 20)
The 11.07pm London St Pancras International to Ramsgate via Dover Priory service will be replaced by an accessible bus between Dover Priory and Ramsgate.
To better plan your route, Southeastern Railway suggests that customers use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner.