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Last updated:2 days ago
Train companies affected:National Rail

Buses replace trains via Tonbridge on Sunday 4 February  

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Engineering work details

Starts 04 Feb 2024 to 04 Feb 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

All Southeastern routes via Tonbridge

Southern between Tonbridge and Redhill


Engineering work is taking place in the Tonbridge area, closing all lines.


Hastings Line: Trains between London Charing Cross and Hastings will only run between London Charing Cross and Sevenoaks. Additional trains will run between Wadhurst and Hastings.

Paddock Wood Line: Trains between London Charing Cross and Ramsgate / Dover Priory via Tonbridge will run hourly, and be diverted between London Bridge and Ashford International to run via Maidstone East calling additionally at Otford (for connections to / from Sevenoaks) and Maidstone East. At Ashford International, the train will divide and one portion of coaches will run between Ashford International and Ramsgate via Canterbury West, and the other portion will run between Ashford International and Dover Priory via Folkestone Central. Additional trains will run between Paddock Wood and Ashford International.

Accessible replacement buses will run between:

  • Sevenoaks and Paddock Wood calling at Tonbridge only.

  • Sevenoaks and Wadhurst calling at all stations except Frant.

  • Tunbridge Wells and Frant.

It is not yet known how Southern are affected by these engineering works.

Check before you travel: 

If you are travelling with Southeastern, you can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Replacement Bus Travel Advice: 

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility and bicycle information, please use this page

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

Please be advised that, on occasion, replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.