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 Sittingbourne and Herne Bay / Dover Priory on Sunday 14 October

Start date
14/10/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Between London Victoria and Faversham / Ramsgate / Canterbury East / Dover Priory and

London St Pancras International rounders

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Sittingbourne and Herne Bay / Dover Priory, closing all lines.

As a result of this, replacement buses will run on the following routes:

  • Between Sittingbourne and Herne Bay, calling Faversham, Whitstable, Chestfield & Swalecliffe.
  • Between Sittingbourne and Dover Priory, calling Faversham and Canterbury East.
  • Between Canterbury East and Dover Priory, calling all stations.
  • A mini-bus will operate between Sittingbourne and Selling calling at Teynham and Faversham.

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.