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

Buses replace late night / early morning trains between Gravesend and Gillingham / Rainham from Monday 29 April to Friday 3 May 

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Engineering work details

Starts 29 Apr 2024 to 03 May 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

Between Kentish Town / Dartford and Gravesend


Engineering work is taking place overnight between Strood / Gillingham and Rainham, closing some lines.

On Monday to Friday mornings the 04:00 Gillingham to Dartford train will start from Gravesend. A replacement bus will depart Gillingham earlier to meet the train.

Additionally on Monday morning, the 05:28 Rainham to Luton train will start from Gillingham. You are advised to travel on the 05:24 Southeastern train from Rainham to Gillingham.

At the end of service on Monday to Thursday evenings, buses will replace trains between Gravesend 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, on occasion, replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.