Southeastern Status | Buses replace trains between Gravesend and Rochester on Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 July

Updated at: 10-May-2024 10:49:47: AM

Operator:  Southeastern

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Routes affected:

Southeastern between London St Pancras International and Ramsgate

Thameslink between St Albans City / West Hampstead Thameslink / Kentish Town / London Bridge / Dartford / and Gillingham / Rainham

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Description of Incident

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

  • Highspeed via Gravesend: Trains between London St Pancras International and Ramsgate via Gravesend will only run between London St Pancras International and Gravesend

Accessible replacement buses will run between:

  • Gravesend and Gillingham calling at Strood, Rochester and Chatham.
  • Gravesend and Strood calling at Higham (minibus)



Before 19:00, trains will run between Luton and Gravesend. After this, trains will run between Kentish Town and Dartford only. A shuttle train service will run all day between Strood and Rainham,

You can use Southeastern trains between Dartford and Gravesend, and Southeastern replacement buses between Gravesend and Strood to complete your journey.


Trains will run between Plumstead and Gravesend, and between Strood and Rainham only.

You can use Southeastern replacement buses between Gravesend and Strood to complete your journey.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

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.

Please be advised that, on occasion, replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.

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This page created on: 19-Apr-2024 06:50:17: AM

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