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.

Amended early morning service between London Victoria and Gillingham / Canterbury East on Sunday 7 July

Start date
07/07/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Between London Victoria and Gillingham / Canterbury East / Faversham / Rochester

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Nunhead and Shortlands, and also between Rochester and Rainham, closing some lines.

The following alterations apply:

  • 06.40 Gillingham to London Victoria will start from Rochester at 06.48. A replacement bus will depart Gillingham at 06.20 for Chatham and Rochester
  • 06:48 Rochester to London Victoria will run fast from Bromley South to London Victoria not calling at Denmark Hill
  • 06.52 Faversham to London Victoria will be re-timed to 07.04 and run later than normal
  • 08.10 London Victoria to Canterbury East will be re-timed to 08.17 and run via Herne Hill to Bromley South, not calling at Denmark Hill

Until 07:15, Thameslink services will be replaced by buses between Rochester and Gillingham / Rainham.

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

Bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time, unless fully folded. More travel advice for your replacement bus journey is available by selecting the Train Operating Company you are travelling with here.