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.

Buses replace trains between Dartford / Ebbsfleet International and Rochester / Maidstone West on Sunday 10 December

Start date
10/12/2017  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Between London St Pancras International circular, London Cannon Street and Gillingham, Strood and Tonbridge, London Victoria and Dover Priory

TOC(s) affected

Network Rail is carrying out engineering work between Gravesend and Rochester / Maidstone West closing the line.

Buses will run between:

  • Dartford and Gillingham
  • Ebbsfleet International and Strood calling at Gravesend and Strood only
  • Gravesend and Maidstone West


Additional buses will also run between

  • Ebbsfleet International and Meopham (to connect with trains to / from Dover Priory)
  • Dartford and Gravesend


Trains between London Victoria and Dover Priory will call additionally at Meopham

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner


Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.