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 service between Sittingbourne and Herne Bay nightly from Monday 22 to Friday 26 July

Start date
22/07/2019  00:00
End date
26/07/2019 
Route affected

From London Victoria to Ramsgate and from London St Pancras International to Faversham

 
TOC(s) affected
Southeastern
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Sittingbourne and Herne Bay, closing some lines overnight.

Monday, Wednesday and Thursday:

  • The 23:10 London Victoria to Ramsgate train will run approximately 10 minutes later than normal from Faversham to Ramsgate. A bus will run from Faversham to Ramsgate, calling at Margate, Broadstairs and Dumpton Park. A second bus will run from Faversham to Ramsgate, calling at all stations.
  • The 23:55 London St Pancras International to Faversham train will terminate at Ebbsfleet International. A replacement bus will run from Ebbsfleet International to Faversham. It will call at Gravesend and Strood and then set down only at Rochester, Chatham, Gillingham, Rainham and Sittingbourne.

 Tuesday, Thursday and Friday:

  • The 00:10 London Victoria to Ramsgate train will terminate at Sittingbourne. A replacement bus will run from Sittingbourne to Ramsgate, calling at Faversham and then set down only at Margate, Broadstairs and Dumpton Park. A second bus will run from Sittingbourne to Westgate-on-Sea, calling at Faversham and then set down only at all stations to Westgate-on-Sea. A minibus will run from Sittingbourne to Teynham only.

Check before you travel:

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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.