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 Southeastern services from Monday 18 to Friday 22 October

Start date
End date
Route affected

various Southeastern routes

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place overnight at various locations on the Southeastern network, closing some lines.

Monday to Thursday:

The 22:34 Tonbridge to Gillingham service will terminate at Strood and replaced by a bus between Strood and Gillingham.

Tuesday to Friday

The 00:04 London Victoria to Dartford service will be diverted and run non stop from Lewisham to Dartford.  A replacement bus will run from Lewisham to Dartford via Bexleyheath.

From 00:20 until the end of service, buses replace trains between Meopham and Gillingham / Faversham. 

The 04:18 Gillingham to Paddock wood service will be replaced by a bus between Gillingham and Strood, leaving Gillingham at 03:59.

Tuesday only:

The replacement buses that usually run from 23:55 on Tuesday nights between Faversham, Margate and Ramsgate will not run and trains will run normally between these stations.

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 pandemic. 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.