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Buses replace late night / early morning Thameslink trains between Dartford and Gillingham / Rainham from Monday 29 July to Friday 2 August 

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Engineering work details

Starts 29 Jul 2024 to 02 Aug 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

Thameslink services to / from / via Dartford


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

Between 23:25 (Monday to Thursday) and 04:20 (Tuesday to Friday), buses will replace trains between Dartford and Gillingham / Rainham.

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 replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.