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Improvement works

From time to time, often at weekends or public holidays, Southern Railway have to make alterations to train services, usually for planned Improvement works.

Amended Southern services from Monday 22 to Friday 26 August

 

Engineering work is taking place on various parts of the Southern network. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

23:05 (Monday to Thursday) Redhill to Reigate, bus replaces train throughout.

23:15 (Monday to Thursday) Reigate to Redhill, bus replaces train throughout.

00:06 (Tuesday to Friday) London Bridge to Caterham, bus replaces train between Purley and Caterham.

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Amended 23:27 London Bridge to Horsham on Saturday 27 August

 

Engineering work is taking place between Earlswood and Three Bridges with some lines closed. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

23:27 London Bridge to Horsham will not call at Earlswood and Salfords, a connecting bus will run from Redhill to Horsham calling at station normally served by the train.

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Amended service between Mitcham Eastfields / West Croydon and Sutton / Epsom from Saturday 27 to Monday 29 August

 

Engineering work is taking place between Mitcham Eastfields / West Croydon and Epsom with all lines closed. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Southern

Buses replace trains between Streatham and Epsom (via Streatham Common, Mitcham Eastfields and Sutton), also between West Croydon and (Epsom Downs via Wallington).

On Saturday and Monday tickets will be accepted on South West Trains between Epsom and Dorking.

Thameslink

Trains between St Albans City / London Blackfriars and Sutton via Mitcham Junction will not run, passengers should use alternative train services to / from Streatham and Southern buses between Streatham and Sutton.

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Amended service between Polegate and Pevensey Bay until 08:35 and from 22:40 on Sunday 28 August

 

Engineering work is taking place between Polegate and Pevensey Bay with all lines closed. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Until 08:35 trains are amended or will run additional, with connecting buses to start or complete some journeys.

After 22:40 buses replace trains between Polegate and Ore.

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Amended service between Clapham Junction and Willesden Junction until 11:15 on Sunday 28 August

 

Engineering work is taking place between Clapham Junction and Willesden Junction with all lines closed. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

London Overground

No trains will run until 11:06 Willesden Junction to Clapham Junction and 11:15 Clapham Junction to Willesden Junction, passengers should use local buses.

Southern

No trains will run between Clapham Junction and Watford Junction. Passengers are advised to use Southern services between Clapham Junction and London Victoria, London Underground between Victoria and Euston, London Midland services between London Euston and Watford Junction.

Planning your Journey

To get options for your journey on London Buses or London Underground, please use the Transport for London Journey Planner

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Amended service between Billingshurst and Arundel between 22:05 and 05:50 from Monday 29 August to Thursday 1 September

 

Engineering work is taking place between Billingshurst and Arundel with affect to the lines. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Monday

Buses replace trains between Horsham and Bognor Regis.

Tuesday to Thursday

21:32 London Victoria to Portsmouth & Southsea will be diverted after Three Bridges, calling at Haywards Heath, Ford, and as booked.

21:40 Portsmouth Harbour to Three Bridges will be diverted after Ford, calling at Haywards Heath, and Three Bridges.

22:32 London Victoria to Chichester will terminate at Horsham.

22:40 Chichester to Three Bridges will not run.

Buses will run :

22:59, 23:39 Horsham to Chichester calling at Christ's Hospital, Billingshurst, Pulborough, Amberley, Arundel, Ford, Barnham, and Chichester.

23:00, 23.40 Horsham to Bognor Regis calling at Christ's Hospital, Billingshurst, Pulborough, Amberley, Arundel, Littlehampton, and Bognor Regis

22:26 Barnham to Horsham calling at Arundel, Amberley, Pulborough, Billingshurst, Christ's Hospital, and Horsham.

22:57 Barnham to Three Bridges calling at Arundel, Amberley, Pulborough, Billingshurst, Christ's Hospital, Horsham, Littlehaven, Ifield, Crawley, and Three Bridges.

Tuesday to Friday

00:09 Horsham to Three Bridges (additional train) calling at Littlehaven, Ifield, Crawley, and Three Bridges.

Buses will run :

01:02 Chichester to Portsmouth & Southsea calling at Fishbourne, Bosham, Nutbourne, Southbourne, Emsworth, Warblington, Havant, Fratton and Portsmouth & Southsea.

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Buses replace trains between Polegate and Ore after 22:40 on Monday 29 August

 

Track work is taking place between Polegate and Pevensey Bay with all lines closed.

Buses replace trains between Polegate and Ore.

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Amended Southern service to and from London Bridge on Tuesday 30 and Wednesday 31 August

 

Engineering work is taking place between Sydenham and Norwood Junction, closing some lines. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

00.36 London Bridge to East Croydon service will not call at Anerley.

00.12 London Bridge to East Croydon service will not run.

00.42 East Croydon to London Bridge service will not run.

A rail replacement bus service will operate as follows:

00.20 New Cross Gate to Caterham calling at all stations.

00.42 Tuesday East Croydon to London Bridge.

00.41 Wednesday East Croydon to London Bridge.

01.00 Sydenham to East Croydon.

Planning your Journey
For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

No trains between Shepherds Bush and Willesden Junction / Wembley Central on Saturday 3 and Sunday 4 September

 

Engineering work is taking place between Shepherds Bush and Willesden Junction / Wembley Central closing the line. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

London Overground trains will not run between Shepherds Bush and Willesden Junction. Passengers should use local buses between Shepherds Bush and Willesden Junction on any reasonable route.

Southern trains between East Croydon and Milton Keynes Central will not run. Passengers should Southern trains between East Croydon and London Victoria. London Underground between London Victoria and Euston Square. London Midland trains between London Euston and Milton Keynes Central.

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

To get options for your journey on London Underground and London Buses, please use the Transport for London Journey Planner

Amended services between Redhill and Three Bridges from 23:55 until the end of service on Saturday 3 September

 

Engineering work is taking place between Earlswood and Three Bridges closing some lines. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Gatwick Express trains are replaced by buses throughout.

Thameslink 23:10 / 23:40 Bedford to three Bridges will terminate at East Croydon. Passengers should use Southern trains / replacement buses to complete their journey.

Southern trains are replaced by buses between Redhill and Three Bridges.

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Amended service between London Waterloo and Chessington South / Guildford / Dorking on Sunday 4 September

 

Engineering work is taking place between Motspur Park and Dorking / Effingham Junction, closing some lines. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

South West Trains

2 minutes past London Waterloo to Dorking service will not run. Passengers should travel on the 21 minutes past London Waterloo to Chessington South service and change at Tolworth to connect to a bus service to Dorking.

21 minutes past London Waterloo to Chessington South service will depart earlier at 14 minutes past.

32 minutes past London Waterloo to Guildford is diverted to Chessington South. Passengers should change at Tolworth to connect into a bus service to Epsom.

20 minutes past Guildford to London Waterloo service will start from Chessington South at 50 minutes past. Connecting bus services from Dorking will connect into this service at Tolworth. Passengers from Guildford should use the 50 minutes past Cobham service and change at Effingham Junction for a connecting bus service.

27, 50 and 57 minutes past Guildford to London Waterloo service calls additionally at Raynes Park.

40 minutes past Chessington South to London Waterloo is retimed to start earlier at 30 minutes past. A replacement bus service from Effingham Junction connects into this service at Tolworth.

Southern

Until 16.30 buses will replace trains between Sutton and Dorking.

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Buses replace trains between Angmering and Brighton on Sunday 4 September

 

Engineering work is taking place between Angmering and Brighton closing the line. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Great Western Railway trains are replaced by buses between Barnham and Brighton.

Southern trains are replaced by buses between Angmering and Brighton but are extended to run to / from Littlehampton.

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey with Southern, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

The changes to Great Western Railway are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel

Amended service from Sutton to Epsom / Horsham each night from Monday 5 to Friday 9 September

 

Engineering work is taking place between Ewell East and Leatherhead, closing some lines. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

The 23:00 London Victoria to Epsom will be replaced by a bus from Sutton to Epsom.

The 23:26 London Victoria to Horsham will be replaced by a bus from Sutton to Horsham.

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Amended Southern service between Three Bridges and Brighton each night on Tuesday 6 and Wednesday 7 September

 

Engineering work is taking place between Three Bridges and Brighton, closing some lines. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

The 00:05 London Victoria to Worthing / Eastbourne service will terminate at Three Bridges. A bus will run from Three Bridges to Haywards Heath. An additional service will operate at 01:32 from Haywards Heath to Worthing / Eastbourne, calling at Brighton where the train will divide with a portion to Worthing calling at Hove, Portslade, Southwick, Shoreham-by-Sea, Lancing and Worthing with the rear portion going to Eastbourne calling at Lewes, Polegate, Hampden Park and Eastbourne.

The 01:00 / 04:00 London Victoria to Brighton will be replaced by a bus at 02:05 / 05:05, Three Bridges to Brighton calling at Haywards Heath and Brighton.

The 03:50 Brighton to London Victoria will start from Three Bridges. A bus will operate at 04:15 from Brighton to Three Bridges calling at Haywards Heath and Three Bridges.

Planning your Journey

To check your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner.

No trains between Clapham Junction and Willesden Junction on Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 September

 

Engineering work is taking place between Clapham Junction and Willesden Junction, closing all lines. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

London Overground services will not run between Clapham Junction and Willesden Junction. Passengers are advised to use London Buses to complete their journey.

Southern services between East Croydon and Watford Junction / Milton Keynes Central will not run. Passengers are advised to use alternative Southern services between East Croydon and London Victoria, London Underground services between London Victoria and London Euston and London Midland services between London Euston and Milton Keynes Central / Watford Junction.

Planning your Journey

To get options for your journey on London Buses and London Underground, please use the Transport for London Journey Planner

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Buses replace trains between Redhill and Tonbridge on Sunday 11 September

 

Engineering work is taking place between Redhill and Tonbridge, closing the lines. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Buses will replace trains between Redhill and Tonbridge.

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Buses replace trains between Streatham and Sutton on Sunday 11 September

 

Engineering work is taking place between Streatham and Sutton, closing the lines. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Buses will replace trains between Streatham and Sutton via Mitcham Junction.

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Amended service between Purley and Three Bridges on Sunday 11 September

 

Engineering work is taking place between Purley and Earlswood, closing some lines. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

A half hourly Gatwick Express service will run.

A reduced Southern service will run between London Victoria and Brighton and trains will not call at Coulsdon South, Merstham, Redhill or Earlswood. Buses will run between Purley and Horley, calling at these stations.

The 23:42 (Sunday) Brighton to London Bridge service will not call at Redhill.

The 23:10 and 23:40 (Saturday) services from Bedford to Brighton will be retimed to run later than usual between Gatwick Airport and Three Bridges.

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Buses replace trains between London Bridge and Streatham Common on Sunday 11 September

 

Engineering work is taking place between Peckham Rye and Sydenham closing some lines. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Buses replace trains between London Bridge and Streatham Common (via Tulse Hill).

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Amended services between Three Bridges and Brighton from Tuesday 13 to Friday 16 September

 

Engineering work is taking place between Three Bridges and Preston Park / Hove, closing some lines. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

The 00:05 London Victoria to Worthing / Eastbourne service will be replaced by a bus between Three Bridges and Worthing / Eastbourne.

The 01:00 and 04:00 London Victoria to Brighton services will be replaced by buses between Three Bridges and Brighton.

The 03:50 Brighton to London Victoria service will be replaced by a bus between Brighton and Three Bridges.

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Buses replace trains between Pulborough and Barnham / Bognor Regis on Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 September

 

Engineering work is taking place between Pulborough and Arundel, closing all lines. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

On Saturday, buses replace trains between Pulborough and Barnham.

On Sunday, buses replace trains between Pulborough and Bognor Regis.

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Amended service between Purley and Gatwick Airport on Sunday 18 September

 

Engineering work is taking place between Purley and Earlswood, closing some lines. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Trains are unable to call at Coulsdon South, Merstham, Redhill and Earlswood. Buses will operate between Purley and Horley calling at intermediate stations.

A reduced service will operate between London Victoria and Brighton.

Gatwick Express will operate at half hourly timetable between London Victoria and Gatwick Airport.

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Buses replace trains between Redhill and Tonbridge on Sunday 18 September

 

Engineering work is taking place between Redhill and Tonbridge, closing the lines. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Buses will replace trains between Redhill and Tonbridge.

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

No trains to and from London Victoria between 01:00 and 06:30 on Sunday 18 September

 

Engineering work is taking place between Balham and East Croydon, closing some lines. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Between 01:30 and 07:00, Southern services to and from London Victoria will be diverted to start / terminate at London Bridge. Buses will run between London Victoria and London Bridge / Clapham Junction and between Clapham Junction and East Croydon.

Until 06:00, Gatwick Express services will be replaced by buses.

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Buses replace trains between Mitcham Eastfields / West Croydon and Sutton / Dorking on Sunday 18 September until 09:20

 

Engineering work is taking place between Mitcham Eastfields / West Croydon and Epsom until 09:20, closing all lines. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Buses replace trains between Mitcham Eastfields and Dorking. Buses will be extended to start / terminate at Streatham Common.

Buses replace trains between West Croydon and Sutton.

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Amended service between East Croydon and Uckfield each night from 23:45 Monday 19 to Thursday 22 September

 

Engineering work is taking place between Oxted and Uckfield, closing all lines.

The 23:04 London Bridge to Uckfield service will terminate at Oxted. A bus will run from Oxted to Uckfield calling at Hurst Green, Edenbridge Town, Eridge, Crowborough, Buxted and Uckfield.

23:47 London Victoria to Oxted service will not run. Passengers are to use alternative services to East Croydon. A bus will depart at 00:17 (Monday morning) from East Croydon to Oxted calling at Sanderstead, Riddlesdown, Upper Warlingham, Woldingham and Oxted.

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Planning your Journey

For full details of the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Amended 22:32 London Victoria to Chichester from Monday 19 to Friday 23 September

 

Engineering work is taking place between Barnham and Havant, closing some lines Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Each day, the 22:32 London Victoria to Chichester service will terminate at Barnham. A bus will run from Barnham to Chichester at 00:16.

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

No trains between Balham and East Croydon via Selhurst on Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 September

 

Engineering work is taking place between Balham and Selhurst closing the line. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Until approximately 05:30 , buses replace trains on the following route:

  • London Victoria and London Bridge / Clapham Junction
  • Clapham Junction and East Croydon

From approximately 05:30 Saturday and all day Sunday, buses replace trains between Balham and East Croydon / West Croydon and between London Victoria and Clapham Junction.

Trains between London Bridge and London Victoria / west Croydon will not run

Most trains from / to London Victoria are diverted to start / terminate at London Bridge.

Trains between London Victoria and Sutton / East Grinstead will run to an amended timetable.

Trains between London Bridge and Tonbridge and will run between Redhill and Tonbridge.

Gatwick Express trains will not run. passengers should use alternative services between London Victoria and Gatwick Airport.

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Buses replace trains between Brighton and Lewes until 08:40 Sunday 25 September

 

Engineering work is taking place between Brighton and Lewes, closing some lines. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Buses replace trains between Brighton and Lewes until 08:40

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Buses replace trains between Chichester and Littlehampton / Bognor Regis on Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 September

 

Engineering work is taking place between Chichester and Ford, closing some lines. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Great Western Railway trains are replaced by buses between Chichester and Littlehampton. Passengers may use Southern services from Littlehampton for stations to Brighton

Additionally on Sunday, the 21.46 Brighton to Portsmouth Harbour will not run.

Southern trains are replaced by buses between Littlehampton and Chichester / Bognor Regis on Saturday. London Bridge to Portsmouth /Southampton and Brighton to Portsmouth / Southampton services are diverted into Littlehampton.

Journey times will be extended by up to 30 minutes.

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Amended 23:47 London Victoria to Oxted service from Monday 26 to Friday 30 September

 

Engineering work is taking place between East Croydon and Oxted from 00:25 until 04:50 each day, closing some lines. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

The 23:47 London Victoria to Oxted service will be replaced by a bus between East Croydon and Oxted.

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Amended 23:08 London Bridge to Horsham service from Monday 26 to Friday 30 September

 

Engineering work is taking place between Earlswood and Three Bridges, with some lines closed. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

The 23:08 (Monday - Thursday) London Bridge to Horsham service will not call at Earlswood and Salfords. A bus replacement will connect with this service at Redhill and provide the last connections for passengers to / from Earlswood and Salfords.

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Amended service between London Victoria and Dorking / Sutton until 09:10 on Sunday 2 October

 

Engineering work is taking place between Tulse Hill and Sutton until 09:10, closing all lines. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Train services between London Victoria and Dorking via Mitcham Junction will not run.

Train services between London Victoria and Sutton via Crystal Palace are extended to Dorking.

Buses will run between Tulse Hill and Sutton via Streatham / Streatham Common and Mitcham Junction.

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Buses replace trains between Brighton and Lewes on Sunday 2 October

 

Engineering work is taking place between Brighton and Lewes, closing some lines. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Buses replace trains between Brighton and Lewes

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Buses replace trains between Three Bridges and Horsham on Sunday 2 October

 

Engineering work is taking place between Three Bridges and Horsham, closing the line. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Buses replace trains between Three Bridges and Horsham

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Amended service between London Victoria and Brighton on Sunday 2 October

 

Bridge and tunnel maintenance and track work is taking place between Preston Park and Brighton, closing some lines.

Southern overnight services until 08:30 between Brighton / Three Bridges and London Victoria are diverted into and out of London Bridge, with bus replacement services running between London Victoria and London Bridge, London Victoria and Clapham Junction and Clapham Junction and East Croydon.

Services between London Victoria and Sutton are reduced with diversions via Crystal Palace. London Bridge to East Croydon services via Tulse Hill are diverted to Crystal Palace.

Thameslink are running a reduced service of 2 trains per hour will run between Bedford and Haywards Heath.

Passengers are advised to use Southern services to travel between Haywards Heath and Brighton.

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Amended 23:08 London Bridge to Horsham service on Monday 3 October

 

Engineering work is taking place between Earlswood and Three Bridges, with some lines closed. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

The 23:08 London Bridge to Horsham service will not call at Earlswood and Salfords. A bus replacement will connect with this service at Redhill and provide the last connections for passengers to / from Earlswood and Salfords.

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Buses replace trains between Purley and Caterham / Tattenham Corner overnight from Monday 3 to Friday 7 October

 

Engineering work is taking place between Purley and Tattenham Corner / Caterham, closing all lines between 22:50 and 05:05 each night.

Buses replace trains between Purley and Caterham / Tattenham Corner between 22:50 and 05:05 each night.

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here

Planning your Journey

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

Buses replace trains between Littlehampton and Barnham / Chichester overnight services from Tuesday 4 to Friday 7 October

 

Engineering work is taking place between Ford and Barnham, closing some lines. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Buses replace trains between Littlehampton and Barnham / Chichester from 00:01 until 04:35 each night.

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Buses replace trains between Three Bridges and Brighton / Lewes overnight Wednesday 5 to Friday 7 October

 

Engineering work is taking place between Three Bridges / Haywards Heath and Brighton, closing some lines. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Buses replace trains between Three Bridges and Brighton / Lewes from 00:40 and 05:00 each night.

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Amended service between Streatham and Sutton via Mitcham Junction on Sunday 9 October

 

Track work is taking place between Streatham and Sutton via Mitcham Junction, closing all lines.

Southern services between London Victoria and Epsom /Dorking will not run. London Victoria to Sutton services via Selhurst are extended to Dorking.

Thameslink services between London Blackfriars and Sutton via Mitcham Junction will not run. You can use other Thameslink services to travel between London Blackfriars and Streatham, also to / from Sutton via Wimbledon.

Buses will run between Streatham and Sutton via Mitcham Junction.

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Buses replace trains between Three Bridges and Brighton / Lewes on Sunday 9 October

 

Engineering work is taking place between Three Bridges and Brighton closing all lines. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

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

A limited number of trains will run between London Victoria and Brighton, but will be diverted via Horsham and Littlehampton.

London Victoria to Portsmouth Harbour services will be diverted between Three Bridges and Barnham via Horsham.

London Victoria to Ore via Lewes services will run between Brighton and Ore via Lewes.

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Buses replace trains between Three Bridges and Brighton / Lewes overnight Saturday 15 and all day Sunday 16 October

 

Engineering work is taking place between Three Bridges / Haywards Heath and Brighton , closing some lines. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Southern

Buses replace trains between Three Bridges and Brighton / Lewes.

Thameslink

On Saturday, the 22:40 Bedford to Brighton service will run non-stop from Haywards Heath to Brighton. A replacement bus will run from Haywards Heath to Brighton, service Burgess Hill and Hassocks.
The 23:10 and 23:40 Bedford to Three Bridges services will be re-timed approximately 10 minutes later from Gatwick Airport and Three Bridges.

On Sunday, services between Bedford and Three Bridges will not run. Passengers should use the rail replacement buses between Three Bridges and Brighton, operated by Southern.

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

No trains between Shepherds Bush and Willesden Junction / Wembley Central on Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 October

 

Engineering work is taking place between Shepherds Bush and Willesden Junction / Wembley Central closing the line. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

London Overground trains will not run between Shepherds Bush and Willesden Junction. Passengers should use local buses between Shepherds Bush and Willesden Junction on any reasonable route.

Southern trains between East Croydon and Milton Keynes Central / Watford Junction will not run.

Passengers should use London Midland trains between London Euston and Milton Keynes Central / Watford Junction or London Underground between London Victoria and Euston Square.

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

To get options for your journey on London Underground and London Buses, please use the Transport for London Journey Planner

Buses replace trains between Purley and Caterham / Tattenham Corner until 08:45 on Sunday 16 October

 

Engineering work is taking place between South Croydon and Tattenham Corner / Caterham, closing all lines between Purley and Caterham / Tattenham Corner until approximately 08:45; after this all lines will reopen, however Caterham services will still be affected due to engineering work between Battersea Park and Streatham Common.

Until 08:45, buses will replace trains between Purley and Caterham / Tattenham Corner.

After 08:45, a normal service will run between Purley and Tattenham Corner, however trains between London Victoria and Caterham will start and terminate at Purley, not calling at stations between London Victoria and Purley.

Planning your Journey

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

Reduced service to and from London Victoria on Sunday 16 October

 

Engineering work is taking place between Battersea Park and Streatham Common meaning some lines between the stations will be closed. Because of this a reduced Southern and Gatwick Express service will run to and from London Victoria, with the following services affected:

  • A reduced service will run between London Victoria and Brighton / Epsom.
  • Trains between London Victoria and Sutton via Crystal Palace will start and terminate at Streatham Common , not calling at stations between London Victoria and Streatham Common.
  • A bus service is running between Balham and Streatham Hill to allow passengers to meet a connecting train service.
  • Trains between London Victoria and Caterham will start and terminate at Purley, not calling at stations between London Victoria and Purley.
  • Until 06:00 buses will replace trains between London Victoria and Gatwick Airport. After 06:00, a half hourly service will run between the stations, departing London Victoria on the hour and at 30 minutes past the hour, and departing Gatwick Airport at 20 and 50 minutes past the hour.

Southeastern services to and from London Victoria will not be affected by the engineering work.

Planning your Journey

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

Amended Southern services from Monday 17 to Friday 21 October

 

Engineering work is taking place on the Southern network with various lines closed. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Monday to Thursday

22:04 and 23:04 London Bridge to Uckfield services will be replaced by a bus between Oxted and Uckfield.

22:54 and 23:23 London Victoria to East Grinstead services will be replaced by a bus between Oxted and East Grinstead.

Tuesday to Thursday

23:40 London Victoria to Horsham service will run fast between Purley and Horley. A bus will run between Purley and Horsham.

Tuesday to Friday

00:05 London Victoria to Eastbourne service will terminate at Three Bridges. A bus will operate at 01:01 from Three Bridges to Eastbourne calling at Haywards Heath, Lewes, Polegate, Hampden Park and Eastbourne.

01:00 and 04:00 London Victoria to Brighton services will terminate at Three Bridges.

02:05 Brighton to Worthing service will operate additionally, calling at Hove, Portslade, Southwick, Shoreham-by-Sea, Lancing and Worthing.

03:50 Brighton to London Victoria service will start from Three Bridges. A bus will operate between Brighton and Three Bridges departing at 03:55.

Buses will operate from Three Bridges to Brighton calling at Haywards Heath. Departures will be 01:00, 02:05 and 05:05.

Wednesday to Friday

00:14 London Victoria to Gatwick Airport service will run fast between Purley and Horley. A bus will run between Purley and Horley.

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Buses replace trains between Three Bridges and Brighton / Lewes 0n Sunday 23 October

 

Engineering work is taking place between Three Bridges and Preston Park / Lewes closing all lines. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

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

Additionally the Thameslink service between Bedford and Three Bridges will not run and as a result of this only 2 trains per hour will run between Bedford and Three Bridges.

Gatwick Express trains until 06:00, are replaced by buses throughout. From 06:00, a half hourly service will operate as follows:

London Victoria to Gatwick Airport trains will depart at 00 and 30 minutes past each hour.

Gatwick Airport to London Victoria trains will depart at 20 and 50 minutes past each hour.

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here

Planning your Journey

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

Buses replace trains between Balham and Norwood Junction on Sunday 23 October

 

Engineering work is taking place between Balham and Norwood Junction, closing the line. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Buses replace trains between Balham and Norwood Junction.

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Amended service between Havant and Southampton / Portsmouth on Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 October

 

Engineering work is taking place at various locations between Havant and Southampton / Portsmouth, with some lines closed. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Great Western Railway

Buses replace trains between Southampton Central and Portsmouth Harbour.

If you are travelling to / from Cosham, you can use the Southern or South West Trains road transport.

If you are travelling from Brighton, you can use Southern services to connect with the buses at Southampton Central. Please start your journey from Brighton earlier than normal, to allow time to connect with the buses between Southampton and Portsmouth.

South West Trains

On Sunday, trains between London Waterloo and Portsmouth Harbour will run between London Waterloo and Havant only.

On Sunday, buses replace trains between:

  • Southampton Central and Portsmouth Harbour
  • Eastleigh and Portsmouth Harbour
  • Havant and Portsmouth Harbour

Southern

On Saturday, buses replace trains between Havant and Swanwick. You can use South West Trains services between Swanwick and Southampton Central.

On Sunday, buses replace trains between Havant and Portsmouth Harbour, and between Havant and Southampton Central.

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Buses replace trains between West Croydon and Sutton on Sunday 30 October

 

Engineering work is taking place between West Croydon and Epsom, closing all lines. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Buses replace trains between West Croydon and Sutton.

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

No trains at Purley Oaks on Sunday 30 October

 

Engineering work is taking place between Purley and Tattenham Corner / Caterham, closing all the lines.

All day Sunday, trains will not call at Purley Oaks. Passengers should use Sanderstead as an alternative.

Buses also replace trains between Purley and Caterham / Tattenham Corner.

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Planning your Journey

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

Amended service to and from London Victoria / London Bridge on Sunday 30 October

 

Engineering work is taking place between Balham and East Croydon, closing various lines.

Gatwick Express

Replacement road transport will operate between London Victoria and Gatwick Airport from 00:50 to 06:20. After 06:20 a half-hourly service will operate, departing as follows:

00 and 30 past each hour from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport.

20 and 50 past each hour from Gatwick Airport and London Victoria.

Southern

Until 06:30 on Sunday, trains will be diverted to start / terminate at London Bridge. Replacement road transport will operate between London Victoria and London Bridge / Clapham Junction and also between Clapham Junction and East Croydon.

After 06:30, a reduced service will operate between London Victoria and Brighton, Epsom.

Trains between London Bridge and Crystal Palace and between London Victoria and Sutton via Selhurst will not run. Buses replace trains between West Croydon and Sutton.

Trains between London Bridge and East Croydon via Peckham Rye will be diverted to run via Crystal Palace calling at intermediate stations.

Trains between London Victoria and Caterham will be replaced by buses between Purley and Caterham.

Trains between London Bridge and Tattenham Corner will be replaced by buses between Purley and Tattenham Corner.

Replacement road transport will operate between Tulse Hill and Streatham Common.

Passengers travelling between Streatham Common and West Croydon should travel via East Croydon and connect with Tramlink to West Croydon.

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Planning your Journey

You can plan your journey on Tramlink by using the Transport for London Journey Planner

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

Buses replace trains between Three Bridges and Brighton / Lewes on Sunday 30 October

 

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.

A reduced service will run between Bedford / London and Three Bridges.

Planning your Journey

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

Amended overnight Southern services from Monday 31 October until Friday 4 November

 

Engineering work is taking place across the Southern network, with various lines closed.

Monday to Thursday

23:03 London Victoria to Epsom service will not run.

23:26 London Victoria to Horsham service will be diverted after Balham to call additionally at Streatham Common and Selhurst.

Road transport will operate at 23:30 from Streatham Common for Sutton, calling at Mitcham Eastfields, Mitcham Junction, Hackbridge, Carshalton and Sutton.

Road transport will also operate at 23:52 from Streatham Common for Horsham, calling at stations between Mitcham Eastfields and Horsham via Sutton.

After 21:50 each night, buses replace trains between Eastbourne and Hastings.

Tuesday to Friday

00:06 London Bridge to Caterham service will terminate at South Croydon. Road transport will operate between South Croydon and Caterham departing at 00:50.

Planning your Journey

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

Amended service between Mitcham Eastfields / West Croydon and Sutton / Epsom on Saturday 5 and Sunday 6 November

 

Engineering work is taking place between Mitcham Eastfields / West Croydon and Epsom, closing all lines.

Southern

Buses replace trains between Mitcham Eastfields and Epsom / West Croydon and also between Sutton and Epsom Downs. Buses will be extended to run between Mitcham Eastfields and Streatham / Streatham Common for rail connections. A hourly train service will operate between Epsom and Horsham.

Passengers may use South West Trains between Epsom and Dorking.

Thameslink

Trains between Luton and Sutton via Wimbledon will not run between Wimbledon and Sutton via St Helier. Passengers may use local buses to complete your journey.

Trains between St Albans City / London Blackfriars and Sutton via Mitcham Junction will not run, passengers should use alternative train services to / from Streatham and Southern buses between Streatham and Sutton.

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

No trains between Clapham Junction and Willesden Junction on Saturday 5 and Sunday 6 November

 

Engineering work is taking place between Clapham Junction and Willesden Junction, closing all lines.

London Overground services will not run between Clapham Junction and Willesden Junction. Passengers are advised to use London Buses to complete their journey.

Southern services between East Croydon and Watford Junction / Milton Keynes Central will not run. Passengers are advised to use alternative Southern services between East Croydon and London Victoria, London Underground services between London Victoria and London Euston and London Midland services between London Euston and Milton Keynes Central / Watford Junction.

Planning your Journey

To get options for your journey on London Buses and London Underground, please use the Transport for London Journey Planner

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Buses replace trains between Lewes and Haywards Heath / Polegate / Seaford on Sunday 6 November

 

Engineering work is taking place between Plumpton and Glynde / Seaford, closing all lines.

Buses replace trains between Lewes and Haywards Heath / Polegate / Seaford.

Planning your Journey

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

Buses replace trains between Southampton / Eastleigh and Portsmouth / Barnham on Sunday 6 November

 

Engineering work is taking place between St Denys and Fratton and also between Havant and Barnham, closing some lines.

Great Western Railway

Buses replace trains between Southampton Central and Portsmouth Harbour.

If you are travelling to / from Cosham, you can use the Southern or South West Trains road transport.

If you are travelling from Brighton, you can use Southern services to connect with the buses at Southampton Central. Please start your journey from Brighton earlier than normal, to allow time to connect with the buses between Southampton and Portsmouth.

South West Trains

Buses replace trains between Southampton Central and Portsmouth Harbour and also between Eastleigh and Portsmouth Harbour.

Trains from London Waterloo to Portsmouth Harbour will start / terminate at Havant. Passengers are to use Southern buses between Havant and Portsmouth Harbour.

Southern

Buses replace trains between Barnham and Havant and also between Portsmouth Harbour and Havant.

Planning your Journey

If you are travelling with Great Western Railway or Southern, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

If you are travelling with South West Trains , these changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel

Reduced Southern service between London Victoria and Brighton on Sunday 6 November

 

Engineering work is taking place between Balham and Selhurst, closing some lines.

A reduced service will operate between London Victoria and Brighton and on Southern metro routes.

Planning your Journey

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

Buses replace trains to and from East Grinstead and Uckfield on Sunday 6 November

 

Engineering work is taking place between East Croydon and East Grinstead / Uckfield.

Replacement buses will run between Purley and East Grinstead / Edenbridge Town and between Edenbridge Town and Uckfield.

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here

Planning your journey

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

Buses replace trains between Selhurst / Norwood Junction and Epsom Downs overnight from Monday 7 to Thursday 10 November

 

Engineering is taking place between Norwood Junction and Epsom Downs closing some lines between 23:00 and 05:00 each night. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

London Overground will not run between Norwood Junction and West Croydon. Passengers should use local buses on any reasonable route.

Southern trains are replaced by buses between Selhurst / Norwood Junction and Epsom Downs. Additional buses will run between West Croydon and Sutton.

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here

Planning your Journey

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

Buses replace trains between Three Bridges and Billingshurst until 09:30 on Sunday 13 November

 

Until 09:30, engineering work is taking place between Three Bridges and Billingshurst, closing the line. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Buses replace trains between Three Bridges and Billingshurst.

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Buses replace trains between Purley and Caterham / Tattenham Corner until 08:45 on Sunday 13 november

 

Until 08:45, engineering work is taking place between South Croydon and Caterham / Tattenham Corner closing all lines.

Buses will replace trains between Purley and Caterham / Tattenham Corner.

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here

Planning your Journey

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

Buses replace trains between London Bridge and West Croydon via Sydenham on Sunday 13 November

 

Engineering work is taking place between New Cross Gate and West Croydon closing various lines. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

London Overground trains will not run between New Cross Gate and West Croydon / Crystal Palace. Passengers should use Southern rail replacement buses.

Southern trains between London Bridge and West Croydon are replaced by buses throughout.

Thameslink service between Bedford and Three Bridges will not run. As a result of this only 2 trains per hour will run between Bedford and Three Bridges.

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner