Future engineering work

PAGE LAST UPDATED: 25/03/2019 16:19. Update now

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 on routes through Gravesend and Strood on Sunday 19 May

Start date
19/05/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected
Download map of route afected

Between London Charing Cross and Gravesend; between London St Pancras International and Faversham; between Tonbridge and Strood

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Dartford and Maidstone West, closing all lines.

How will this affect my journey?

Sidcup Line: Trains will run between London Cannon Street and Dartford. Buses will replace trains between Dartford and Gravesend. These trains are also running from Cannon Street instead of London Charing Cross

Medway Valley Line: Trains will run between Maidstone West and Tonbridge. Buses will run between Gravesend and Maidstone West.

High Speed via Gravesend: Buses will replace trains between Ebbsfleet International and Meopham, to provide connections to trains to Medway Towns, Faversham & Ramsgate. High Speed services between London St Pancras International and Faversham will not run between Ebbsfleet International and Faversham. An Additional replacement bus service will run between Ebbsfleet International and Strood, but this will not connect into onward trains. Passengers will need to travel via Meopham for connecting train services.

Additional replacement buses will also run between Dartford and 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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

Bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time, unless fully folded. More travel advice for your replacement bus journey is available by selecting the Train Operating Company you are travelling with here.