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 Sevenoaks and Paddock Wood / Tunbridge Wells on Sunday 10 May

Start date
10/05/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Between London Charing Cross and Ashford International / Dover Priory / Hastings: and between Strood / Hastings and Tonbridge

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Paddock Wood and Tunbridge Wells, closing all lines.

No trains will run between Sevenoaks and Paddock Wood / Tunbridge Wells.

Paddock Wood Line:
Trains running between London Charing Cross and Ramsgate will start / terminate at London Cannon Street and will divert via Maidstone East.

Additional trains will run between London Cannon Street and Sevenoaks to connect with replacement buses running between Sevenoaks and Paddock Wood.

Hastings Line:
Trains will only run between Tunbridge Wells and Hastings.

Additional trains will run between London Cannon Street and Sevenoaks to connect with replacement buses between Sevenoaks and Tunbridge Wells.

Medway Valley Line:
Trains that usually run between Tonbridge and Strood will start / terminate at  Paddock Wood.

Replacement buses will run on the following routes:

  • Sevenoaks to Tunbridge Wells
  • Sevenoaks to Paddock Wood
  • Tonbridge to Paddock Wood

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Although journey planners are showing correctly, your journey may be subject to alteration at short notice due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Please check before your journey.

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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.