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.

No trains at Tonbridge on Sunday 27 September

Start date
27/09/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Southeastern between London Charing Cross and Ashford International / Dover Priory / Hastings / Ramsgate

Southern between Redhill and Tonbridge


TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Sevenoaks and Paddock wood / Tunbridge Wells and between Tonbridge and Redhill, closing all lines.


Paddock Wood Line: London Charing Cross to Ramsgate / Dover services will run from London Cannon Street instead. These trains will also be diverted between London Bridge and Ashford to run via Maidstone East. These trains will divide at Ashford and one portion will run between Ashford and Ramsgate, and the other portion of the train will run between Ashford and Folkestone Central. Additional trains will also run between Paddock Wood and Ashford.

Hastings Line: Trains will run from London Cannon Street instead and will only run between London Cannon Street and Sevenoaks and also between Tunbridge Wells and Hastings.

Medway Valley Line: Trains will only run between Maidstone West and Paddock Wood and Paddock Wood.

Replacement buses will run on the following routes:

  • Sevenoaks to Paddock Wood
  • Sevenoaks to Tunbridge Wells 



Buses replace trains between Redhill and Tonbridge.

Check before you travel:

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

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

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.