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.

No trains via Rochester on Sunday 7 November

Start date
07/11/2021 
End date
07/11/2021 
Route affected

Southeastern between London Victoria and Ramsgate / Dover Priory also between London St Pancras International and Ramsgate

Thameslink between Kentish Town and Rainham

 
TOC(s) affected
SoutheasternThameslink
Description

Engineering work is taking place in the Rochester area, resulting in the closure of some lines.

Southeastern:

Sole Street Line:

Trains between London Victoria and Ramsgate / Dover Priory via Faversham will only run between London Victoria and Sole Street.

Additional trains will run between Rainham and Ramsgate / Dover Priory.

High Speed via Gravesend:

Trains between London St Pancras International and Ramsgate via Faversham will only run between London St Pancras International and Strood.

Rail replacement buses will run between:

  • Rainham and Meopham.
  • Rainham and Strood

 

Thameslink

Thameslink services between Luton and Rainham will only run between Luton and Gravesend. 

Rail replacement buses will run between Strood and Rainham.

​​​​​​​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.