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Trains delayed after lorry hits bridge near Northfleet

By Chris Hunter

Trains have been delayed after a lorry hit a railway bridge near Northfleet.

Southeastern says the line between Ebbsfleet, Northfleet, and Gravesend is now blocked in both directions due to damage caused.

Passengers are advised that they can use tickets on FasTrack buses between Dartford and Gravesend to complete journeys, at no extra charge.

Trains were delayed after a lorry hit a bridge near Northfleet. Picture @NetworkRailSE (15164197)
Trains were delayed after a lorry hit a bridge near Northfleet. Picture @NetworkRailSE (15164197)

Network Rail South East say a specialist contractor has been called to assess damage.

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