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 / Sevenoaks and Tonbridge on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 August

Start date
22/08/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Southeastern services via Orpington / Sevenoaks / Tonbridge

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Orpington and Sevenoaks / Tonbridge, closing various lines over the course of the weekend.

Buses replace trains between:

  • Sevenoaks and Tonbridge (Saturday).
  • Orpington and Tonbridge (Sunday).

Train services between London Charing Cross and Ramsgate (via Paddock Wood) will run via Maidstone East to Ashford International. From Ashford International, part of the train will run to / from Dover Priory. Additional train services will run between Ashford International and Tonbridge.

Customers travelling to / from London can change at Ashford for Pluckley and Headcorn. Customers to / from Ashford can change at Chislehurst for Orpington, though customers should check their journey details before travel. Please note that High Speed fares will apply to journeys between London St Pancras International and Ashford International.

Services between London Charing Cross and Hastings will be diverted to run on an alternative route between London Bridge and Tonbridge, and will additionally call at East Croydon.

On Saturday, additional train services will run between Sevenoaks / Orpington and London Charing Cross.

On Sunday, trains between London Charing Cross and Sevenoaks (on the Grove Park line) will be amended to run between London Charing Cross and Orpington only.

Check before you travel:

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.