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.

Alteration to late night trains between Sole Street / Strood and Rainham from Monday 18 February to Friday 22 February

Start date
18/02/2019  00:00
End date
22/02/2019 
Route affected

Between London St Pancras and Faversham / Ramsgate and

between London Victoria and Gillingham / Faversham

 
TOC(s) affected
Southeastern
Description

Engineering work is taking place each night in the Sole Street area, closing various lines.

Monday to Thursday

  • The 23:55 London St Pancras International to Faversham will be replaced by a bus between Ebbsfleet International and Faversham.
  • The 23:42 London Victoria to Gillingham will terminate at Sole Street and a replacement bus will run from Meopham to Gillingham.

Tuesday to Friday

  • The 00:10 London Victoria to Ramsgate is replaced by a bus between Meopham and Sittingbourne to connect with a train onwards to Ramsgate.
  • The 00:40 London Victoria to Gillingham will terminate at Meopham with a replacement bus to Gillingham.

Monday, Wednesday & Thursday

  • The 23:15 Ramsgate to Gillingham is replaced by a bus between Sittingbourne and Gillingham.

Tuesday Only

  • The 22:40 & 23:10 London Victoria to Ramsgate services will run between Faversham & Ramsgate via Herne Bay (as they normally do on Monday, Wednesday & Thursdays).  The replacement buses which are scheduled to run each Tuesday instead will not run.
  • The 22:12 London St Pancras International to Ramsgate which normally terminates at Ramsgate on Tuesdays will run through to Margate. The replacement bus which is scheduled to run each Tuesday instead will not run.
  • The 22:25 London St Pancras International to Ramsgate via Faversham will run between Faversham & Ramsgate via Herne Bay (as it normally does on Monday, Wednesday & Thursdays).  The replacement buses which are scheduled to run each Tuesday instead will not run.
  • The 23:10 Dover Priory to Gillingham will terminate at Faversham. Passengers should use the 22:50 Ramsgate to Faversham service which will be extended to Sittingbourne to connect with a replacement bus to Gillingham.

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

Bicycles:

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.