Skip to main content
Last updated:Today at 22:34
Train companies affected:CrossCountry, Greater Anglia, Stansted Express

Buses replace trains between Herne Bay / Faversham and Ramsgate on Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 May  

See all service disruptions

Engineering work details

Starts 11 May 2024 to 12 May 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

Southeastern between London Victoria / London St Pancras International and Ramsgate / Margate

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Herne Bay / Faversham and Ramsgate, closing all lines.

Saturday:

  • Sole Street Line: Trains between London Victoria and Ramsgate via Chatham will only run between London Victoria and Herne Bay. 

  • Highspeed via Gravesend: Trains between London St Pancras International and Ramsgate via Faversham will only run between London St Pancras International and Ebbsfleet International because of further engineering work.

  • Highspeed via Ashford International:  Trains between London St Pancras International and Margate via Canterbury West will only run between London St Pancras International and Ramsgate.

Sunday:

  • Sole Street Line: Trains between London Victoria and Ramsgate via Chatham will only run between London Victoria and Faversham.  These trains will run non-stop  between London Victoria and Swanley because of further engineering work.

  • Highspeed via Gravesend: Trains between London St Pancras International and Ramsgate via Faversham will only run between London St Pancras International and Ebbsfleet International because of further engineering work.

  • Highspeed via Ashford International:  Trains between London St Pancras International and Margate via Canterbury West will only run between London St Pancras International and Ramsgate

  • Sheerness line: Trains between Sittingbourne and Sheerness-on-Sea will be retimed.

Rail replacement buses will run between:

Saturday:

  • Herne Bay and Ramsgate calling at all stations

  • Margate and Ramsgate calling at Broadstairs only

Sunday:

  • Faversham and Margate calling at all stations

  • Faversham and Margate calling at Whitstable, Herne Bay and Birchington-on-Sea only

  • Margate and Ramsgate calling at all stations

  • Margate and Ramsgate calling at Broadstairs only

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.