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Last updated:Today at 09:26
Train companies affected:Avanti West Coast, c2c, Gatwick Express, Great Northern, Great Western Railway, Hull Trains, London Northwestern Railway, Lumo, Merseyrail, Northern, Southern, Thameslink, Transport for Wales, TransPennine Express, West Midlands Railway

Buses replace trains between Rainham and Faversham on Sunday 21 July 

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Engineering work details

Starts 21 Jul 2024 to 21 Jul 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

Southeastern between London Victoria / London St Pancras International and Ramsgate / Dover Priory


Engineering work is taking place between Gillingham and Faversham, closing some lines.

Sole Street Line: Trains between London Victoria and Ramsgate / Dover Priory via Chatham will only run between London Victoria and Rainham.

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

Additional trains will run between:

  • Faversham and Ramsgate.

  • Faversham and Dover Priory.

Accessible replacement buses will run between:

  • Rainham and Faversham calling at all stations except Teynham.

  • Sittingbourne and Faversham via Teynham (minibus).

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 replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.