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.

Amended late night / early morning Thameslink service through Dartford from Monday 2 to Friday 6 August

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Route affected

Between Luton and Gillingham

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place overnight between Gravesend and Dartford, closing some lines.

Monday and Wednesday evenings:

The 21:48 and 22:18 Luton to Gillingham trains will run between Luton and Dartford only.

The 23:00 and 23:30 Rainham to Dartford trains will run between Rainham and Strood only.

The 22:30 Rainham to Dartford train will not run.

Tuesday and Thursday early mornings:

The 00:28 Dartford to Gillingham (Tuesday and Thursday) train will not run.

The 04:00 Gillingham to Dartford (Tuesday and Thursday) train will not run.

Tuesday to Friday mornings:

The 01:24 Dartford to Gillingham (Tuesday to Friday) train will not run.

Replacement buses will run where trains do not.

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:

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.