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Buses replace late night / early morning trains between Dartford and Gillingham from Monday 4 to Friday 8 March 

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Engineering work details

Starts 04 Mar 2024 to 08 Mar 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

Thameslink between Dartford and Gillingham


Engineering work is taking place between Dartford and Gillingham, closing all lines on Tuesday to Friday mornings.

End of service:

At the end of Monday to Thursday service the following trains will terminate at Gravesend, with replacement buses from Gravesend to Gillingham:

The 00:30 Dartford to Gillingham service (Tuesday to Friday morning).

The 01:24 Dartford to Gillingham service (Tuesday to Friday morning).

Beginning of service:

Tuesday to Friday:

The 04:00 Gillingham to Dartford service will start from Gravesend at 04:18. A replacement bus will start from Gillingham at 03:15 and run to Gravesend, connecting with the train.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility and bicycle information, please use this page

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

Please be advised that, on occasion, replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.