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Southeastern warns: do not travel by train

A red triangular level crossing warning sign

Southeastern is warning all passengers that 'due to forecasted heavy snow, there is a high risk of disruption to all trains on the Southeastern network. Southeastern strongly advise that you do not attempt to travel' on either Sunday 7th or Monday 8th February.

Network Rail has a permit to close Wye level crossing overnight between 23.00 Monday 8th and 05.30 Tuesday 9th February 2021. However, there... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 06 Feb 2021 22:00 by Admin

Tags: Bridge Street, Canterbury, Naccolt Road, Oxenturn Road, Road Closure, Severe Weather Warning, Southeastern, Wye Level Crossing

Hinxhill Road closed from Monday 9th November for ten days

Road closure and diversion warning signs

KCC Highways has issued another temporary road closure order for Hinxhill Road for works near the ambulance entrance at the rear of the William Harvey Hospital. This order runs from Monday 9th November until the estimated completion date Friday 20th November. This closure is necessary for excavations to lay new power supplies to the Bellway Hinxhill Park development. The road will remain closed outside... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 08 Nov 2020 20:19 by Admin

Tags: A2070, A28, Hinxhill Park, Hinxhill Road, KCC Highways, Road Closure, Wye Level Crossing

Wye level crossing: temporary traffic light controls from Sunday 1st March

Roadworks notice at Wye level crossing 1st March 2020

There will be no trains through Wye on Sunday 1st March. Kent County Council has issued a permit for temporary traffic light controls at Wye level crossing between Sunday 1st March and Wednesday 4th March. KCC Highways' warning to drivers is 'delays possible'. Network Rail needs access to the track via the Wye level crossing for road-rail vehicles (RRVs), and the materials it needs for planned track... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 27 Feb 2020 21:30 by Admin

Tags: Highway Safety, Network Rail, RRV, Track Maintenance, Wye Level Crossing

Hinxhill Road remains closed, and Bockham Lane looks 'like a battlefield’

KCC Highways' notice that Hinxhill Road will remain closed for another week, until 21st February

KCC Highways has extended the closure of Hinxhill Road to 21st February. This is to enable contractors to finish building a new T junction to access the Hinxhill Park housing development. Construction works near to the back entrance to the William Harvey Hospital were due to complete by 14th February, but the contractors are running late, and Hinxhill Road must remain closed. KCC Highways did warn... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 09 Feb 2020 23:30 by Admin

Tags: Bockham Lane, Hinxhill Park, Hinxhill Road, KCC Highways, Physical Infrastructure, Road Closure Order, Road Safety, Wye Level Crossing

Hinxhill Road closed for five weeks

KCC Highways road closure order for Hinxhill Road. Road closed from 6th January for five weeks

The road closure order for Hinxhill Road, starts Monday 6th January. The Kent County Council Highways (prohibition of driving) order states that 'Hinxhill Road will be closed in the general vicinity of the rear entrance to William Harvey Hospital. The closure is planned from Monday 6 January 2020 for an estimated period of up to 5 weeks. The alternative route for all through traffic is via The Street,... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 04 Jan 2020 15:00 by Admin

Tags: Hinxhill, Hinxhill Road, KCC Highways, Physical Infrastructure, Road Closure, Road Safety, Willesborough, Wye Level Crossing

Olantigh Road will be closed Monday 16th December

Olantigh Road will be closed Monday 16th December

Olantigh road will close during school hours 09.30 - 15.30 Monday 16th December to give BT engineers safe access to overhead phone cables. The works are scheduled in the area of Trimworth Manor and Ripple Farm, Sole Street, Crundale KCC should sign diversions via Upper Bridge Street , Bridge Street, Wye level crossing, Bramble Lane, A28 Ashford Road and The Street, Godmersham.

KCC Highways has also... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 12 Dec 2019 22:15 by Admin

Tags: Crundale, Godmersham, KCC Highways, Olantigh Road, Physical Infrastructure, Road Closure, Trimworth Manor, Wye Level Crossing

No Trains though Wye on Sunday 15th December

No Trains though Wye on Sunday 15th December

Network Rail will close the line between Ashford International and Canterbury West on Sunday 15th December, for further engineering works.

This will affect Southeastern High Speed services (HS1) between London St Pancras and Margate and Ramsgate and also between London Victoria / London Charing Cross and Ramsgate and Canterbury West and Dover Priory. There will be no High Speed services between London... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 09 Dec 2019 23:30 by Admin

Tags: Ashford, Canterbury, Engineering Works, Network Rail, Physical Infrastructure, Wye Level Crossing, Wye Station

There will be no trains through Wye tomorrow.

There will be no trains through Wye tomorrow.

Network Rail will be undertaking engineering work on the line between Ashford International and Ramsgate on Sunday 1st December.

High Speed services between London St Pancras and Margate via Canterbury West will only run between London St Pancras and Ashford International. Charing Cross services to Ramsgate and Victoria services to Canterbury West will also terminate at Ashford. Replacement buses will... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 30 Nov 2019 19:00 by Admin

Tags: Engineering Works, London Victoria, Network Rail, Physical Infrastructure, Wye Level Crossing, Wye Station

Wye Level Crossing - expect extra delays on Monday and Tuesday

Wye Level Crossing - expect extra delays on Monday and Tuesday

Network Rail plans to restrict traffic flow over Wye level crossing on Monday 9th September and Tuesday 10th September. This is to enable "crossing white line and yellow box painting" and the traffic lights are bound to add to the normal delays. On these two days Wye level crossing will also have to cope with additional traffic diverted from Oxenturn Road. KCC Highways announced late on Friday afternoon... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 07 Sep 2019 17:45 by Admin

Tags: Network Rail, Oxenturn Road, Physical Infrastructure, Wye Level Crossing, Wye Station

A broken rail disrupted train services through Wye this morning

A broken rail disrupted train services through Wye this morning

Network Rail identified a broken rail between Chilham and Chartham earlier this morning. This has caused disruption to services between Ashford International and Canterbury West. Engineers have carried out the necessary repairs, and the line is now open, but with a 20 MPH speed restriction. As a result of the speed restriction, some services may be delayed, or altered at short notice. Services between... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 12 Aug 2019 10:57 by Admin

Tags: Network Rail, Physical Infrastructure, Wye Level Crossing, Wye Station