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.

Amended late night / early morning service between Bromley South and Swanley / Gillingham from Tuesday 31 July to Friday 3 August

Start date
31/07/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

Southeastern between London Victoria and Swanley / Gillingham

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place overnight between St Mary Cray and Farningham Road / Borough Green & Wrotham, closing all lines.

The 00:40 London Victoria to Gillingham service will start at 00:43, and will terminate at Bromley South. A replacement bus will run between Bromley South and Gillingham, setting down only at St Mary Cray, Swanley, Farningham Road, Longfield, Meopham, Rochester, Chatham and Gillingham.

An additional train will run from London Victoria at 00:40, running fast to Rochester via Charlton (not calling), then call at Chatham and Gillingham.

The 04:38 Swanley to London Victoria service will start from Bromley South at 04:49. A replacement bus will run from Swanley at 04:00, calling at St Mary Cray, Bickley and Bromley South.

Check before you travel:

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

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages


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.