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 services in the Strood / Gravesend / Maidstone West area on Sunday 17 November

Start date
17/11/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Southeastern between London St Pancras International / London Charing Cross and Gravesend / Ramsgate and between Tonbridge and Strood

Thameslink between Kentish Town / West Hampstead Thameslink / London Bridge and Gillingham / Rainham

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Dartford and Rochester / Maidstone West, closing all lines.


High Speed services that usually run between London St Pancras International and Ramsgate via Faversham will run between London St Pancras and Ebbsfleet International, and between Faversham and Ramsgate only.

Services that run between London Charing Cross and Gravesend (via Sidcup) will not run between Dartford and Gravesend.

Services that run between Tonbridge and Gravesend (Medway Valley services) will be amended to run between Tonbridge and Maidstone West only.

Replacement buses will run between:

  • Gravesend and Strood.
  • Ebbsfleet International and Meopham.
  • Maidstone West and Gravesend.
  • Dartford and Gillingham not calling at Higham.


Services that run between Kentish Town and Rainham will be amended to run between Kentish Town and Dartford only. Customers should use Southeastern bus / train services to complete their journey.

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.