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 Maidstone West / Ashford International on Sunday 22 July

Start date
22/07/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Between London Charing Cross and Ramsgate via Canterbury West also London Charing Cross and Dover Priory and between Tonbridge and Strood

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Tonbridge and Beltring / Ashford International closing the line.

A minibus replacement service will run between Tonbridge and Maidstone West and a bus replacement service between Tonbridge and Ashford International.

Trains between London Charing Cross and Ramsgate via Canterbury West are diverted via and calling additionally at London Waterloo East, London Bridge, Chislehurst, Otford and Maidstone East.

Check before you travel:

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

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages


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.