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Find out if there is any planned engineering work on your date of train travel on Thameslink

Planned engineering work

Details of planned engineering works on the Thameslink network.

Planned engineering work

  • To maintain and improve the railway, Network Rail carries out regular planned engineering works on the Thameslink network
  • Work normally takes place at weekends or after 10 pm – but occasionally services are impacted at other times
  • Information will be available here as soon as it is available
  • Please check before travelling, and see our live departures and arrivals for up-to-the-minute information

Planning a journey or buying a ticket in advance?

To find out how engineering work will affect your journey simply click the date that you wish to travel on the calendar below to get the full details of planned works as well as if these works have been uploaded to online journey planners.

  • The furthest date that engineering work alterations have been included in online journey planners is available here
  • The furthest date Advance Fares have been released for is available here
  • Some tickets may not be available online during engineering works. If you're unable to find your usual ticket, please use the ticket vending machines or ask at the station ticket office

Always check before you travel using our Journey planner, National Rail Enquiries or download our On Track App.

Check for planned engineering works affecting your journey

Please choose a date below

Engineering work for Today

8 August - 12 August 2022 11:59 PM

Routes affected:
Between Luton / West Hampstead Thameslink and Rainham

Engineering work is taking place overnight between Gravesend and Gillingham ending Friday morning, closing some lines.

From approximately 00:15 until approximately 04:30 on Tuesday to Friday mornings, buses will replace trains between Gravesend and Gillingham.

The 04:00 Gillingham to Dartford train will start from Gravesend at 04:20. A replacement bus will depart Gillingham significantly earlier at 03:12 to meet the train.

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.

8 August - 11 August 2022 11:59 PM

Routes affected:
Southern / Thameslink services to / from / via Redhill

Engineering work is taking place between Purley and Balcombe, closing lines via Redhill overnight.

After 23:00 each night, trains via Redhill will run to an amended timetable, with some trains running earlier than usual.

Check before you travel:

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

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