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As part of the original line to Eastbourne, this 183-yard tunnel follows a straight course except for a slight curve to the north at its eastern end. Horseshoe in profile, it features a red brick lining of five rings - 15'7" high and 13'9" wide at track level.

When Grove Junction was removed as part of British Rail's 1983 upgrade to the Tonbridge-Hastings line, the decision was taken to close the route. The last train ran through Grove Tunnel on 6th July 1985.