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 Meopham / Strood and Rainham on Sunday 4 February

Start date
04/02/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Between London Charing Cross / London St Pancras International and Gillingham / Faversham / Ramsgate / Tonbridge and between Strood and Maidstone west

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Sole Street / Strood and Rainham, closing all lines.

Buses will replace trains between Meopham / Strood and Rainham. Customers travelling on the London Victoria - Ramsgate / Dover route will need to change at Meopham for the replacement bus service.  Customers from Sole Street towards Rainham, will need to travel to Meopham by train to join the replacement bus service at Meopham.

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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.