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 Gillingham and Faversham on Sunday 3 May

Start date
03/05/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Southeastern between London Victoria and Canterbury East / Dover Priory, also between Sittingbourne and Sheerness-on-Sea and the London St Pancras circular

Thameslink between Kentish Town and Rainham

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Gillingham and Faversham closing the line. 


Buses will replace trains between Gillingham and Faversham.

As a result of this engineering work, buses will replace trains between Sittingbourne and Sheerness-on-Sea.


Trains will not run between Gillingham and Rainham. Customers should use Southeastern replacement buses between Gillingham and Rainham.

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.