Future engineering work

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Buses replace trains between Orpington / Sevenoaks and Tonbridge on Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 November

Start date
06/11/2021 
End date
07/11/2021 
Route affected

Between London Charing Cross and Sevenoaks / Ramsgate / Hastings

 
TOC(s) affected
Southeastern
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Sevenoaks and Tonbridge, resulting in the closure of some lines.

Saturday:

Paddock Wood Line:

Trains between London Charing Cross and Ramsgate via Tonbridge and Dover Priory will be diverted between London Bridge and Ashford International to run via Maidstone East, calling additionally at Otford (for connections to / from Sevenoaks) and Maidstone East.

There will be additional trains running between Tonbridge and Ashford International.

Hastings Line:

Trains between London Charing Cross and Hastings will be diverted between London Bridge and Tonbridge to run via East Croydon, calling additionally at East Croydon and Redhill.

There will be additional trains running between London Charing Cross and Sevenoaks.

Sunday:

Paddock Wood Line:

Trains between London Charing Cross and Ramsgate via Tonbridge and Dover Priory will only run between London Charing Cross and Ashford International and be diverted between London Bridge and Ashford International to run via Maidstone East, calling additionally at Otford and Maidstone East. These trains will only run between London Charing Cross and Ashford International because of further engineering work.

There will be additional trains running between Tonbridge and Ashford International.

Hastings Line:

Trains between London Charing Cross and Hastings will be diverted between London Bridge and Tonbridge to run via East Croydon, calling additionally at East Croydon and Redhill.

Grove Park:

Trains between London Charing Cross and Sevenoaks will only run between London Charing Cross and Orpington.

Rail replacement buses will run between:

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

 

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