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Important alert

Engineering work is taking place between Three Bridges and Preston Park / Lewes closing all lines.

Buses will replace trains between Three Bridges and Brighton / Lewes.

Engineering work is taking place between Eastleigh and Fareham, Havant, Southampton and Portsmouth, with some lines closed.

Buses will replace trains.

Engineering work is taking place between Balham and Norwood Junction, closing the line.

Buses will replace trains

Please use to check your train times before travel. 

Revised timetable on Mondays to Fridays until Friday 28 October

An amended timetable continues to operate on some routes on Mondays to Fridays. For more information on routes still operating a revised timetable, and on our compensation arrangements, please check our revised timetable page.

All Southern services restored from Monday 31 October 

Please check our revised timetable page for more information.

More RMT strikes announced

The RMT has announced that they plan further industrial action on the following dates: 

  • Friday 4 November and Saturday 5 November
  • Tuesday 22 November until Wednesday 23 November
  • Tuesday 6 December until Thursday 8 December

Please note: Strike action on Thursday 3 November only has been called off.

If these strikes go ahead they will have a significant effect on our services. We are working on plans for the service we will operate and will advise you here as soon as we have more details on our RMT strike page.

Saturday 22 to Sunday 30 October - Major engineering works are taking place between Havant & Swanwick

Buses will replace trains all week between Havant and Swanwick.

For more information, please visit the National Rail Enquires future engineering works page.



2018 timetable consultation

We want to hear what you think of the biggest timetable shake-up proposed in a generation that promises to boost capacity and expand the cross-London Thameslink network.

Find out more about the consultation

Improving your railway

Over our seven year franchise we are committed to deliver changes at our stations, on-board our trains and behind the scenes to improve the customer experience. This includes changes to how we sell tickets, our station environments, some of our frontline roles and how we look after our customers.

Find out more here about how we are improving the customer experience

Southern performance improvement plan

Network Rail, Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) and Southern are working together to improve performance, and have published an updated performance plan. Further information can be found on our performance pages.