Future engineering work

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See details of routes affected by planned engineering works, including when they take effect, maps of the affected area, alternative timetables, advice for alternative travel and real-time updates.

Buses replace trains between Rochester and Rainham on Sunday 7 April

Start date
07/04/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Southeastern between London St Pancras International / London Victoria and Ramsgate / Dover Priory, and also London St Pancras International circular services

Thameslink between Luton and Rainham

TOC(s) affected

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


Buses will replace trains between Rochester and Rainham.

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


Services between Kentish Town and Rainham will run between Kentish Town and Gravesend only. Customers travelling between Gravesend and Rainham should use Southeastern train / bus services.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages


Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.