Future engineering work

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Buses replace trains between Sole Street / Strood and Rainham on Sunday 2 February

Start date
02/02/2020  00:00
End date
02/02/2020 
Route affected
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Southeastern between London Victoria and Canterbury East / Dover Priory / Faversham / Ramsgate; and between London St Pancras International and Faversham / London St Pancras International

Thameslink between Kentish Town and Rainham

 
TOC(s) affected
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Description

Engineering work is taking place between Sole Street / Strood and Rainham, closing the line.

Southeastern

  • Sole Street Line: London Victoria to Ramsgate and Dover / Canterbury East services will terminate at Sole Street. Passengers should change at Meopham for the replacement bus service. A shuttle train service will run between Rainham and Ramsgate, Dover and Canterbury East.
  • High Speed: London St Pancras International to Faversham & London St Pancras International to Ramsgate via Faversham services will run between London St Pancras International and Strood. London St Pancras International to Ramsgate via Dover services will run through to Faversham
  • Sheerness Line: Services will be retimed to connect with revised services at Sittingbourne.

Replacement buses will run on the following routes:

  • Meopham to Rainham
  • Strood to Rainham

Thameslink

Thameslink trains will not run between Gravesend and Rainham.

Customers should use Southeastern services between Gravesend and Rainham to complete your 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.