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No trains via Rainham / Sittingbourne on Sunday 15 September 

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Engineering work details

Starts 15 Sep 2024 to 15 Sep 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

Southeastern between London St Pancras International / London Victoria and Faversham / Ramsgate / Dover Priory, and between Sheerness-On-Sea and Sittingbourne

Thameslink between Kentish Town / Dartford and Rainham


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


The following services are affected:

  • Trains between London Victoria and Ramsgate via Chatham will start / terminate at Gillingham.

  • Trains between Dover Priory and London Victoria will start / terminate at Gillingham and will not call at Denmark Hill.

  • Trains between London St Pancras International and Ramsgate via Faversham will start / terminate at Gillingham.

  • Trains between Sittingbourne and Sheerness-On-Sea will not run.

Additional trains will run between Faversham and Ramsgate, and between Faversham and Dover Priory.

Accessible replacement buses will run between:

  • Gillingham and Faversham, calling at all stations except Teynham.

  • Gillingham and Faversham, calling at Rainham and Sittingbourne.

  • Sittingbourne and Faversham via Teynham (minibus).

  • Sittingbourne and Sheerness-On-Sea.


No trains will run between Gillingham and Rainham. You can use your tickets on Southeastern replacement buses between Gillingham 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 replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.