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 Tonbridge and Ashford International / Maidstone West on Sunday 21 July

Start date
21/07/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Between London Charing Cross and Ashford International / Ramsgate / Dover Priory, and between Tonbridge and Strood 

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Tonbridge and Ashford International / Maidstone West, closing all lines.

  • Paddock Wood Line: London Charing Cross to Ramsgate services will be diverted to run via Maidstone East, and will include a portion of the train which will detach (/attach in opposite direction) at Ashford for stations between Ashford International and Dover Priory.  London Charing Cross to Dover services will only run between London Charing Cross and Tonbridge.  Passengers for stations between Ashford International and Dover Priory should use the Dover Priory portion of the London Charing Cross to Ramsgate service mentioned above.
  • Medway Valley Line: Trains will run between Strood and Maidstone West

Buses replace trains between:

  • Tonbridge & Ashford International
  • Tonbridge & Maidstone West

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

Bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time, unless fully folded. More travel advice for your replacement bus journey is available by selecting the Train Operating Company you are travelling with here.