A car which crashed through a fence and ended up resting on a railway line was earlier reported stolen from a village in Rochester.
The incident happened in School Lane, Higham at 2.58am.
The vehicle was later removed from the embankment and engineers said the track had not been damaged so Southeastern trains were able to run.
It is understood those in the vehicle fled the scene.
Inquiries to locate them remain ongoing.
The British Transport Police were also called and engineers from Network Rail assessed the line before it was reopened.
Police spokesman, Vicki Foster, said: "It was reported that the vehicle had come to a stop on a railway line and the occupants had the left the scene.
"At 3.06am a vehicle was reported stolen from Reed Street, Cliffe, and having attended the scene along with patrols from British Transport Police, it was established that this was same vehicle.
"No arrests have yet been made and enquiries into the circumstances surrounding the incident are ongoing.