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 Sevenoaks and Tonbridge from Saturday 25 to Monday 27 August

Start date
25/08/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Southeastern between London Charing Cross and Sevenoaks / Tunbridge Wells / Hastings / Ramsgate / Dover Priory, and also between Tonbridge and Strood / Ashford International

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Sevenoaks and Tonbridge, closing all lines.

Replacement buses will run between Sevenoaks and Tonbridge. A mixture of direct buses (calling at Sevenoaks and Tonbridge only), and stopping buses (calling at Sevenoaks, Hildenborough and Tonbridge) will operate.

Additional services will run between London Charing Cross and Sevenoaks, calling at London Waterloo East, London Bridge and Orpington.

A shuttle train service will operate between Tonbridge and Ashford International, calling at all stations.

Services between London Charing Cross and Hastings / Ramsgate will be re-timed and diverted, with amended station calls.

Services between London Charing Cross and Tunbridge Wells / Dover Priory will not run. On Sunday this will also include Strood to Tonbridge services.

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.