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 Saturday 19 October

Start date
19/10/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Between London Charing Cross and Ramsgate / Dover Priory

TOC(s) affected

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

Paddock Wood Line

  • London Charing Cross to Ramsgate services will be diverted to between London Bridge and Ashford via Maidstone East, calling additionally at Chislehurst, Otford (for Sevenoaks), & Maidstone East. A portion of this train will be detached (/attached London bound) for stations between Ashford & Dover.
  • London Charing Cross to Dover Priory services will only run between Charing Cross and Tonbridge. Passengers for stations between Ashford and Dover should use the Charing Cross to Ramsgate services, which will have a portion for stations between Ashford and Dover.

Medway Valley Line:

Trains will run between Maidstone West & Strood only.

Replacement buses will run on the following routes:

  • Tonbridge to Ashford International
  • Tonbridge to Maidstone West (mini-bus) 

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.