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 Maidstone West and Paddock Wood on Sunday 28 October

Start date
28/10/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Between Strood and Tonbridge

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Maidstone West and Paddock Wood, closing all lines.

Buses will replace trains between Maidstone West and Paddock Wood.

Check before you travel:

These changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel. We expect the correct information to be in the journey planned from Saturday 15 September.

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.