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 Gillingham and Faversham / Sheerness-on-Sea on Sunday 27 October

Start date
27/10/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Southeastern between London Victoria / London St Pancras International and Gillingham / Ramsgate / Dover Priory, and also between Sittingbourne and Sheerness-on-Sea

Thameslink between Kentish Town / West Hampstead Thameslink and Rainham

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Gillingham and Faversham, and also between Sittingbourne and Sheerness-on-Sea, closing all lines.

Buses will replace trains between:

  • Gillingham and Rainham (Thameslink customers)
  • Gillingham and Faversham.
  • Sittingbourne and Sheerness-on-Sea.
  • Sittingbourne and Faversham (via Teynham).

Services that normally run between London Victoria and Ramsgate / Dover Priory will instead run between London Victoria and Gillingham, and between Faversham and Ramsgate / Dover Priory.

Services that normally run to / from London St Pancras International will run between London St Pancras and Gillingham, and also between Faversham and London St Pancras via Ramsgate, Dover Priory and Ashford International.

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.