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 Sittingbourne and Ramsgate / Dover Priory on Sunday 12 January

Start date
12/01/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected
Download map of route afected Southeastern between London Victoria / Gillingham and Ramsgate / Dover Priory, and between London St Pancras and Ramsgate / Margate 
TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Sittingbourne and Ramsgate / Dover Priory, closing all lines.

Buses replace trains between:

  • Sittingbourne and Ramsgate (limited stops).
  • Sittingbourne and Ramsgate (all stops except Teynham).
  • Sittingbourne and Dover Priory (limited stops).
  • Canterbury East to Dover Priory (all stops).
  • Ramsgate and Margate (calling at Broadstairs only).
  • Minibus between Sittingbourne and Selling (calling at all stations).

London Victoria to Ramsgate / Dover Priory services via Sole Street will be amended to run between London Victoria and Sittingbourne. London Victoria to Canterbury East via Denmark Hill services will be amended to run to / from Gillingham.

High Speed services between London St Pancras International and Faversham will run between London St Pancras and Sittingbourne only. London St Pancras to Ramsgate via Faversham services will not run, and services between London St Pancras and Margate via Canterbury West will run between London St Pancras and Ramsgate only.

Trains to / from Sheerness will be retimed to connect with amended mainline services.

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.