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 Sunday 3 March

Start date
03/03/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Between London Charing Cross and Ashford International / Dover Priory / Hastings / Ramsgate / Sevenoaks

TOC(s) affected

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

Trains via Hastings:

Trains between London Charing Cross and Hastings will be diverted between London Bridge and Sevenoaks, not calling at Orpington but calling additionally at Chislehurst.

Passengers travelling to Orpington should use the stopping services from London Charing Cross or change at Chislehurst.

Trains via Paddock Wood:

Trains between London Charing Cross and Ramsgate / Dover Priory will be diverted via an alternative route between London Bridge and Sevenoaks and will also be retimed.

Trains via Grove Park:

Stopping train services between London Charing Cross and Sevenoaks will run between London Charing Cross and Orpington ONLY.

Replacement road transport will operate between Orpington and Sevenoaks in both directions and calling at all stations as follows:

  • Orpington - Sevenoaks at 10 & 40 minutes pas each hour
  • Sevenoaks - Orpington on the hour & 30 minutes past each hour


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.