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Paddock Wood on fire

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7 Jun 2005
Marwell Zoo
Summary Line-side fire in the Paddock Wood area
Time reported 16:46
TOC(s) affected South Eastern Trains
Route affected Strood-Maidstone West-Paddock Wood; Also Margate/Folkestone-Ashford International-Paddock Wood-Tonbridge-Chislehurst-London Bridge-London Charing Cross
Description Due to a line-side fire services are being disrupted in the Paddock Wood area. Road replacement transport will operate until further notice between Tonbridge and Maidstone West
Alternative route Mainline services to/from Margate are being diverted from Ashford International via Maidstone East to Chislehurst.

19:36 Disruption to trains is expected to continue until end of service Monday 4 July. Early services on Tuesday 5 July may also be affected. Road replacement transport will continue, but buses cannot get to Paddock Wood station.
20:40 Services travelling towards London will be returning to normal running through Paddock Wood. Services towards Ashford/Folkestone/Margate will continue to have road replacement transport links provided from Tonbridge. The line between Paddock Wood and Maidstone West is expected to be out of service until approximately Wednesday 6
Old goods shed or something on fire apparently
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