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 Orpington and Sevenoaks on Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 August

Start date
18/08/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Between London Charing Cross and Sevenoaks / Ashford International / Hastings / Dover Priory / Ramsgate

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Orpington and Sevenoaks closing the line.

Replacement buses will run between Orpington and Sevenoaks with some buses extended to run to / from Tonbridge.

Trains that normally run to / from Hastings / Ramsgate / Dover Priory via Sevenoaks and Tonbridge will be diverted, amended or cancelled.

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.