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.

Alterations to services via Faversham on Sunday 18 October

Start date
18/10/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Between London Victoria and Canterbury East; between Sittingbourne and Sheerness-on-Sea; and also the London St Pancras International rounder services

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Sittingbourne and Faversham, closing all lines.

Sole Street Line: Trains between London Victoria, Ramsgate and Dover will only run between London Victoria and Sittingbourne. Additional trains will run between Herne Bay and Ramsgate. London Victoria - Canterbury East via Denmark Hill services will only run between London Victoria and Gillingham.

High Speed via Gravesend: Trains will only run between London St Pancras International and Sittingbourne, and will only run once each hour.

Sheerness Line: Trains on the Sheerness line will be retimed.

Replacement buses will run on the following routes:

  • between Sittingbourne and Herne Bay calling at all stations except Teynham
  • between Sittingbourne and Dover Priory calling at Faversham and Canterbury East
  • between Sittingbourne and Selling via Teynham and Faversham (minibus)
  • between Canterbury East and Dover Priory calling at all stations

Check before you travel:

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

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility and bicycle information, please use this page.

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages.