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Buses replace trains via Gravesend on Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 May  

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Engineering work details

Starts 11 May 2024 to 12 May 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

Southeastern between London St Pancras International / London Charing Cross / London Cannon Street and Gravesend / Ramsgate

Thameslink between Luton / St Albans City / Kentish Town / Dartford and Gillingham / Rainham

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Gravesend and Strood, closing all lines.

Southeastern:

Saturday:

  • Highspeed via Gravesend: Trains between London St Pancras and Ramsgate via Faversham will only run between London St Pancras and Ebbsfleet

  • Sidcup Line: Trains which usually run between London Charing Cross and Gravesend via Sidcup will not run.  Trains that usually run between London Charing Cross and Dartford via Sidcup will stop additionally at Albany Park.

  • Woolwich Line: Trains between London Cannon Street and Gravesend via Woolwich will only run between London Cannon Street and Northfleet.

Sunday:

  • Highspeed via Gravesend: Trains between London St Pancras International and Ramsgate via Faversham will only run between St Pancras and Ebbsfleet

  • Sidcup Line: Trains which usually run between betwen London Charing Cross and Gravesend via Sidcup only run between Charing Cross and Northfleet.

Accessible rail replacement buses will run between:

  • Ebbsfleet International and Gillingham calling at all stations except Higham

  • Greenhithe for Bluewater and Gillingham calling at all stations except Higham

  • Gravesend and Strood minibus via Higham

Thameslink:

No Thameslink services will run between Dartford and Strood.

You should use Southeastern buses between Dartford and Strood.

Trains will operate between Strood and 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, on occasion, replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.