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 Greenhithe for Bluewater / Ebbsfleet International and Gravesend on Saturday 28 March

Start date
28/03/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Southeastern between London Victoria / London Charing Cross / London St Pancras International and Gravesend / Faversham and London St Pancras International "rounder" services

Thameslink between Kentish Town / Dartford and Rainham

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Northfleet / Ebbsfleet International and Gravesend, closing all lines.


Buses will replace trains between Greenhithe for Bluewater / Ebbsfleet International and Gravesend.

Train services between London Charing Cross and Gravesend via Sidcup will be amended to run between London Charing Cross and Northfleet.

Trains that usually run between London Victoria and Gravesend via Bexleyheath will be amended to run between London Victoria and Northfleet.

High Speed services will not run between Ebbsfleet International and Gravesend. Additional trains will run between Gravesend and Gillingham, providing connections for other train services towards Faversham.


It is not yet known how Thameslink will be affected by this engineering work.

Check before you travel:

If you are travelling with Southeastern, 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.