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 overnight trains between Sole Street / Ebbsfleet International and Faversham from Monday 20 to Thursday 23 August

Start date
20/08/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

Between London Victoria and Ramsgate and also between London St Pancras International and Faversham.

TOC(s) affected

Between 23:45 and 04:25 each night, engineering work is taking place between Sole Street / Strood and Sittingbourne closing the line.

Buses will replace trains between Sole Street and Gillingham and between Ebbsfleet International and Faversham.

The buses between Sole Street and Gillingham are extended to start / terminate at Meopham.

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.