Future engineering work

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Buses replace trains between Herne Bay and Margate on Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 November

Start date
20/11/2021 
End date
21/11/2021 
Route affected
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Southeastern between London St Pancras International / London Victoria and Margate / Ramsgate 

 
TOC(s) affected
Southeastern
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Herne Bay and Margate, closing all lines.

Saturday:

Buses will replace trains between:

  • Herne Bay and Margate (both stopping and fast buses will run).
  • Margate and Ramsgate (all stations).

 

Trains between London Victoria and Ramsgate via Sole Street will run between London Victoria and Herne Bay only. Connecting trains will run between Margate and Ramsgate, but these will not call at Dumpton Park. For Dumpton Park, please use replacement bus services between Margate and Ramsgate.

High Speed services between London St Pancras International and Ramsgate via Faversham will be amended to run between London St Pancras International and Herne Bay only.

Sunday:

Buses will replace trains between Herne Bay and Margate.

Trains between London Victoria and Ramsgate via Sole Street will run between London Victoria and Herne Bay only. Connecting trains will run between Margate and Ramsgate.

High Speed services between London St Pancras International and Ramsgate via Faversham will not run as a result of engineering work in the Gravesend area.

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.