Future engineering work

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Buses replace late night trains between Faversham and Ramsgate on Wednesday 3 and Thursday 4 April

Start date
03/04/2019  00:00
End date
04/04/2019 
Route affected

Between London St Pancras International / London Victoria and Ramsgate via Faversham

Between London St Pancras International and Margate via Ashford International

Between Gillingham and Ramsgate

 
TOC(s) affected
Southeastern
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Faversham and Ramsgate, closing all lines overnight on Wednesday 3 and Thursday 4 April. (The lines will reopen on Friday morning.)

The following routes will be affected:

From London St Pancras International / London Victoria to Ramsgate (via Faversham):

The 22:25 (from London St Pancras International), 22:40, 23:10 and 00:10 (all from London Victoria) will divert between Faversham and Ramsgate. For each service, a replacement bus will run from Faversham to Ramsgate calling at Margate, Broadstairs, Dumpton Park and Ramsgate. A second replacement bus will also run from Faversham to Ramsgate calling at all stations.

From London St Pancras International to Margate (via Ashford International):

The 22:12 and 23:12 services will terminate at Ramsgate. Replacement buses will run between Ramsgate and Margate, calling at all stations.

From Ramsgate to Gillingham:

The 23:15 service will be retimed to depart at 22:50 and will terminate at Faversham. The 23:10 Dover Priory to Faversham train will be extended to terminate at Gillingham. A replacement bus will also run from Ramsgate to 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

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.