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.

Alterations to late night Southeastern services between Monday 11 and Friday 15 October

Start date
End date
Route affected

23:50 London Charing Cross and Gravesend and

between London Victoria and Gillingham


TOC(s) affected

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

Monday to Thursday:

The 23:50 London Charing Cross to Gravesend service will be diverted and run non stop from Lewisham to Dartford and continue to Gravesend.  A replacement bus will run from Lewisham to Gravesend via Sidcup, departing Lewisham at 00:18

Tuesday to Friday

From 00:20 until the end of service, buses replace trains between Swanley and Gillingham.  A minibus shuttle will run between Meopham and Sole Street. 

An additional 00:43 service will run from London Victoria to Gillingham and run non stop from London Victoria to Rochester via an alternative route.

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.