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.

Buses replace trains between Paddock Wood and Ashford International on Sunday 12 November

Start date
12/11/2017  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Between London Charing Cross and Ramsgate / Dover Priory and between Strood and Tonbridge

TOC(s) affected

Network Rail are carrying out engineering work between Paddock Wood and Ashford International, closing all lines.

Trains will be diverted via Maidstone East and buses will operate between Paddock Wood and Ashford International.

Trains between Strood and Tonbridge will start / terminate at Paddock Wood.

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Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.