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 Dartford / Ebbsfleet International and Gillingham / Maidstone West on Sunday 24 May

Start date
24/05/2020  00:00
End date
24/05/2020 
Route affected
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Southeastern services running via Gravesend / Maidstone West as well as High Speed services between London St Pancras International and Ramsgate via Gravesend

Thameslink between Kentish Town and Gillingham / Rainham

 
TOC(s) affected
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Description

Engineering work is taking place between Dartford / Ebbsfleet International and Gillingham, closing all lines.

Southeastern:

Buses will replace trains between:

  • Ebbsfleet International and Strood (calling at Gravesend only).
  • Ebbsfleet International and Meopham (to connect with train services to / from Faversham / Ramsgate / Dover Priory
  • Dartford and Gillingham (calling at all stations except Higham).
  • Dartford and Gravesend.
  • Gravesend and Maidstone West.

High Speed services between London St Pancras International and Ramsgate via Gravesend / Faversham will be amended to run between London St Pancras International and Ebbsfleet International, and also between Faversham and Ramsgate.

High Speed services will still run between London St Pancras International and Ramsgate via Ashford International / Dover Priory.

Services between London Charing Cross and Gravesend via Sidcup will be amended to run between London Charing Cross and Dartford only.

Services that run between Tonbridge and Strood (Medway Valley Line) services will run between Tonbridge and Maidstone West only.

Thameslink:

Trains to / from Rainham (Kent) will not run.

You may use your ticket on London Buses, London Underground, Dockland Light Railway, and Southeastern services between London Bridge and Dartford.

You may also use Southeastern replacement buses between Dartford and Rochester, and Southeastern trains between Rochester and Rainham (Kent). 

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Although journey planners are showing correctly, your journey may be subject to alteration at short notice due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Please check before your journey.

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.