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Last updated:Today at 16:32
Train companies affected:Avanti West Coast, ScotRail, TransPennine Express

Buses replace trains between Gravesend and Rochester on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 June 

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Engineering work details

Starts 22 Jun 2024 to 23 Jun 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

Southeastern between London St Pancras International and Ramsgate

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

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Gravesend and Higham, closing some lines.

Southeastern:

  • Highspeed via Gravesend:

    Trains between London St Pancras International and Ramsgate via Gravesend will only run between London St Pancras International and Gravesend.

Accessible replacement buses will run between:

  • Gravesend and Gillingham calling at Strood, Rochester & Chatham.

  • Gravesend and Strood calling at Higham (minibus)

Thameslink:

All day on Saturday, no Thameslink trains will run between Gravesend and Rainham please use alternative Southeastern trains and replacement buses.

All day on Sunday, no Thameslink trains will run between London and Strood. Thameslink trains will run between Strood and Rainham. Please use alternative Southeastern trains and replacement buses to travel between London and Strood.

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.