Future engineering work

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Buses replace late night trains between Dartford / Gravesend and Gillingham from Monday 21 to Thursday 24 September

Start date
21/09/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected

Thameslink between Dartford / Gravesend and Gillingham

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Dartford / Gravesend and Gillingham from Monday 21 to Thursday 24 September, closing some lines.

Several late-night trains will be replaced by buses between either Dartford / Gravesend and Gillingham on the nights of Monday, 21 September to Thursday, 24 September.

This will affect some services in both directions on this route.

The following bus services will operate:

  • 00:05 Dartford to Gillingham
  • 00:52 Gravesend to Gillingham
  • 01:24 Dartford to Gillingham
  • 03:15 Gillingham to Gravesend


At Swanscombe, buses will serve the George & Dragon bus stops.

At Northfleet, buses will serve The Hive bus stops.

Check before you travel:

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

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.