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 Tonbridge and Hastings overnight on Monday 29 and Tuesday 30 January

Start date
29/01/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
Between London Charing Cross and Tunbridge Wells / Hastings and also between Tonbridge / Tunbridge Wells and Hastings 
TOC(s) affected
Overnight engineering work is taking place between Tonbridge and Wadhurst on Monday 29 January and between Tunbridge Wells and Hastings on Tuesday 30 January, closing all lines.

On Monday night, from 22:45:

Trains from London Charing Cross to Tunbridge Wells / Hastings will terminate at Tonbridge. Replacement road transport will run between Tonbridge and Tonbridge Wells / Hastings.

On Tuesday night, from 22:45:

Trains from London Charing Cross to Hastings will terminate at Tunbridge Wells. A replacement bus will run from Tunbridge Wells to Hastings.

Customers travelling to Crowhurst are advised to alight at Battle and board a minibus to Crowhurst.

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


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.