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Train companies affected:CrossCountry, LNER, Lumo, TransPennine Express

No trains via Sittingbourne on Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 January 

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Engineering work details

Starts 27 Jan 2024 to 28 Jan 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

Southeastern via Sittingbourne

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Rainham and Faversham, closing all lines. ​​​​​​​

Saturday:

  • Sole Street Line: Trains between London Victoria and Ramsgate via Chatham will only run between London Victoria and Rainham.  Stopping services which usually run between London Victoria and Gillingham via Denmark Hill will be extended to Rainham.

    Trains between London Victoria and Dover via Chatham will not run.

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

  • Sheerness Line: Trains between Sittingbourne and Sheerness-on-Sea will not run.

Additional trains will run between:

  • Faversham and Ramsgate

  • Faversham and Dover

Accessible rail replacement buses will run between:

  • Rainham and Faversham (calling at all stations except Teynham)

  • Rainham and Faversham (calling at Sittingbourne only)

  • Sittingbourne and Teynham (minibus)

  • Sittingbourne and Sheerness-on-Sea

Sunday:

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

  • High Speed via Gravesend: Trains between London St Pancras International and Ramsgate via Faversham will only run between London St Pancras International and Rochester.

  • Sheerness Line: Trains between Sittingbourne and Sheerness-on-Sea will not run.

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

Additional trains will run between:

  • Faversham and Ramsgate

  • Faversham and Dover

Accessible rail replacement buses will run between:

  • Strood and Faversham (calling at all stations except Teynham)

  • Strood and Faversham (calling at all stations except Newington and Teynham)

  • Sittingbourne and Faversham (minibus calling at Teynham)

  • Sittingbourne and Sheerness-on-Sea

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.