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 early morning Southeastern service on Thursday 19 and Friday 20 July

Start date
19/07/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

00:10 London Victoria to Ramsgate and

00:26 Sittingbourne to Sheerness-on-Sea


TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place in the Sittingbourne area, closing some lines.

Thursday and Friday

00:10 London Victoria to Ramsgate - This service terminates at Gillingham 01:03. A replacement bus service will be provided calling at: Gillingham 01:12, Rainham 01:25, Newington 01:35, Sittingbourne 01:44 and Faversham 02:01. A bus will depart Sittingbourne01:48 for Teynham.

An additional service will be provided for the onward journey calling at: Faversham 02:10, Whitstable 02:18, Chestfield & Swalcliffe 02:21, Herne bay 02:25, Birchington-on-Sea 02:34, Westgate-on-Sea 02:38, Margate 02:42, Broadstairs 02:48, Dumpton Park 02:51 and Ramsgate 02:54.

00:26 Sittingbourne to Sheerness-on-Sea - This service WILL NOT RUN.

A replacement bus will be provided calling at: Sittingbourne 00:27, Kemsley 00:34, Swale 00:39, Queenborough 00:44 and Sheerness–on-Sea 00:51.

Check before you travel:

These changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

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.