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.

No trains between Swanley and Rochester on Sunday 22 December

Start date
22/12/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Between London Victoria and Ramsgate / Dover / Canterbury East

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Swanley and Rochester, closing various lines.

As a result of this, buses will replace trains between Swanley and Strood. A minibus service will also operate between Meopham and Sole Street.

The following alterations will also apply:

  • The xx:40 London Victoria to Ramsgate / Dover services will be retimed to depart London Victoria at xx:31 and will run via Lewisham where the train will split.
  • The xx:10 London Victoria to Canterbury East (via Denmark Hill) services will not run.
  • The xx:05 Ramsgate to London Victoria will be re-timed to depart at xx:48 calling at all stations to Strood, then fast to London Victoria via Lewisham.
  • The xx:02 Canterbury East to London Victoria (via Denmark Hill) service will not run.

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.