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 midweek overnight / early morning Thameslink service from Monday 10 to Friday 14 September

Start date
10/09/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

Dartford - Gillingham / Rainham

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Dartford and Gillingham, closing some lines.

The following alterations will apply:

Monday - Thursday

The 23:30 Rainham to Dartford service will terminate at Gravesend.

Tuesday to Friday

  • The 00:28 and 01:24 Dartford to Gillingham services will not run.
  • The 04:00 Gillingham to Dartford service will be replaced by a bus departing at 03:32 from Gillingham.

An additional replacement bus will run between Dartford and Gillingham.

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.