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Buses replace early morning trains between Dartford / Gravesend and Gillingham from Tuesday 12 to Friday 15 December 

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Engineering work details

Starts 12 Dec 2023 to 15 Dec 2023

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

Thameslink between Luton / Kentish Town / Dartford and Gillingham / Rainham


Engineering work is taking place between Gravesend and Gillingham, closing all lines very early on Tuesday to Friday mornings. ​​​​​​​

Between 00:40 and 04:55 each morning, buses will replace trains between Dartford / Gravesend and Gillingham.

Please note that this engineering work does affect some trains that start on Monday - Thursday evenings and run past midnight into Tuesday to Friday mornings.

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.