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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 to and from Uckfield until the end of July

 

As part of the Network Rail investment programme improvement works are taking place in the Uckfield area until the end of July 2016. This means that Southern will run buses in place of trains on the route to and from Uckfield connecting with trains as detailed below:

Friday 29 January from 22:00 to Friday 5 February, buses will run between Oxted and Uckfield.

Sunday 21 February, Saturday 19 March, Sunday 20 March, Saturday 16 April buses will run between Oxted and Uckfield.

Saturday 6 February, Monday 8 to Friday 12 February, buses will run between Crowborough and Uckfield.

Friday 12 February from 22:00 & all day Saturday 13 February buses will run between Crowborough and Uckfield.

Sunday 14 to Friday 19 February, between 09:20 and 22:00 buses will run between Crowborough and Uckfield.

Saturday 20 February, Saturday 27 February, Sunday 28 February, buses will run between Crowborough and Uckfield.

Monday 29 February to Friday 4 March, Monday 7 to Friday 11 March, Monday 14 to Friday 18 March, Tuesday 29 March to Friday 1 April, Monday 11 to Friday 15 April, between 09:20 and 16:40 buses will run between Oxted and Uckfield.

Sunday 17 April buses will run between Ashurst and Uckfield.

Ticket Acceptance

Until 19 February, valid rail tickets to or from Uckfield or Buxted may be used, within the time restrictions for that ticket, on the following services:

On Southern/Thameslink services to and from Haywards Heath, Polegate, Lewes, East Grinstead.

On Southeastern services to and from Wadhurst, Tunbridge Wells.

Car Park Ticket Acceptance

Passengers with a valid Southern monthly, quarterly or annual car park season ticket for Buxted car park may use it until 19 February in Haywards Heath, Polegate, Lewes or East Grinstead station car parks. These car park tickets will also be accepted at Crowborough, Eridge, however these station car parks are likely to fill up early in the morning.

For further information on these improvement works please view here

Planning your Journey

These changes for Sunday 21 February and Sunday 17 April are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

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

Amended Southern services from Monday 8 to Thursday 11 February

 

Engineering work is taking place over some part of the Southern network with the following trains amended:

Monday to Thursday

From approximately 22:15 buses will replace trains between Lewes and Eastbourne.

Tuesday to Thursday

23:55 London Bridge to London Victoria will not call at Wandsworth Common or Battersea Park. Passengers should circulate via London Victoria.

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 Barnham and Arundel/Angmering/Littlehampton until 09:20 on Sunday 14 February

 

Engineering work is taking place between Barnham and Arundel/Angmering/Littlehampton until approximately 09:20 closing the line.

Until approximately 09:20, buses replace trains between Barnham and Arundel/Angmering/Littlehampton.

Planning your Journey

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

Amended 07:30 Southampton Central to Brighton on Sunday 14 February

 

Engineering work is taking place between Southampton Central and Eastleigh / Woolston, closing the line.

The 07:30 Southampton Central to Brighton service will be replaced by a bus between Southampton Central and Woolston.

Planning your Journey

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

No Southern trains to and from London Victoria between 01:10 on Sunday 14 and 04:00 on Monday 15 February

 

Engineering work is taking place between London Victoria and Balham with all lines closed.

Buses will run between London Victoria and Balham via Clapham Junction.

A half hourly service will operate between London Bridge and Brighton calling at East Croydon, Gatwick Airport, Haywards Heath and Brighton.

Hourly London Bridge to Ore service calling at East Croydon, Gatwick Airport, Haywards Heath, Wivelsfield, Lewes, Polegate, Eastbourne, Hampden Park, Pevensey & Westham, Cooden Beech, Collington, Bexhill, St Leonards Warrior Sq, Hastings and Ore.

Hourly London Bridge to Portsmouth Harbour service calling at East Croydon, Gatwick Airport, Haywards Heath, Burgess Hill, Preston Park, Hove, Shoreham-by-Sea, Worthing, Barnham, Chichester, Southbourne, Emsworth, Havant, Fratton, Portsmouth & Southsea and Portsmouth Harbour.

London Bridge to Tonbridge services will run between Redhill and Tonbridge.

London Victoria to Bognor Regis / Dorking / East Grinstead services are diverted to start / terminate at London Bridge.

London Victoria to Caterham services will run between Balham and Caterham.

London Victoria to Sutton services will run between Selhurst and Sutton and between Balham and Sutton via Crystal Palace.

Due to lack of platform capacity at Clapham Junction the service between Clapham Junction and Watford Junction will not run, 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.

Ticket acceptance on London Underground is available between Balham and London Bridge, Victoria to Blackfriars and London Bridge, London Bridge / Blackfriars / Balham to Euston all reasonable routes, (the circle line is closed on this day, but district line is open).

Passengers should expect extended journey times.
Gatwick Express services will not run. Passengers are advised to travel to London Bridge and use Southern services to / from Gatwick Airport. Overnight services will be replaced by buses between London Victoria and Gatwick Airport.
Planning your Journey

To get options for your journey on London Buses, 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 Southern services from Monday 15 to Friday 19 February

 

Engineering work is taking place on various parts of the Southern network with some lines closed.

From Monday to Thursday, the 23:22 and 23:55 London Bridge to London Victoria will not call at Battersea Park or Wandsworth Common. Passengers should travel via London Victoria.

From Monday to Friday, buses will replace trains between Crowborough and Uckfield. The 00:05 London Victoria to Worthing will be diverted to terminate at Brighton. A replacement bus will run from Brighton for stations to Worthing. An amended service will run to and from Bognor Regis after the morning peak.

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 Robertsbridge / Polegate / Bexhill and Hastings on Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 February

 

Engineering work is taking place in the Hastings area, closing some lines.

On Saturday, buses will replace trains between Robertsbridge / Bexhill and Hastings.

On Sunday, buses will replace trains between Robertsbridge / Polegate and Hastings.

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 Sunday 21 February

 

Engineering work is taking place between Clapham Junction and Shepherds Bush with all lines closed:

London Overground

No trains will run between Clapham Junction and Willesden Junction, passengers may use local buses on all reasonable routes.

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

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

Amended service between South Croydon and East Grinstead / Uckfield on Sunday 21 February

 

Engineering work is taking place in the Oxted area with various lines closed.

Trains are unable to run between Sanderstead and Oxted. Buses will run between Purley and Oxted and between Purley and Uckfield not calling at Sanderstead.

Passengers to / from Sanderstead are advised to travel to Purley Oaks for connecting rail services.

An hourly train service will operate between Oxted and East Grinstead.

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 to and from London Bridge / London Victoria on Sunday 21 February

 

Engineering work is taking place between Balham and Selhust and at London Bridge, closing some lines.

Southern

A reduced service will run between London Victoria and Brighton / Epsom and also between London Bridge and Crystal Palace via Tulse Hill. London Bridge to East Croydon via Streatham services will be diverted. A bus will operate between Tulse Hill and Streatham Common.

Thameslink

Trains between London Bridge and Sutton will not call at stations between London Bridge and Tulse Hill.

On Saturday the direct services between London Bridge and Brighton will not run and on Sunday will run at a reduced frequency.

Planning your Journey

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

Amended late night Southern services on Monday 22 to Friday 26 February

 

Engineering work is taking place over some part of the Southern network with the following trains amended:

Monday to Thursday

23:49 London Victoria to Oxted service will not run.

23:40 London Victoria to Horsham will be retimed and depart London Victoria at 23:49.

Tuesday to Friday

00:18 East Croydon to Oxted service will be replaced by a bus.

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 Barnham / Littlehampton and Brighton on Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 February

 

Engineering work is taking place between Angmering and Brighton with all lines closed.

Buses replace trains between Littlehampton and Brighton.

Trains which normally run between Barnham and Brighton will be diverted to Littlehampton to connect with road transport.

Great Western Railway passengers will require a change at Barnham for a Southern service to Littlehampton for onward road transport.

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 Battle / Bexhill and Hastings on Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 February

 

Engineering work is taking place between Battle / Bexhill and Hastings area closing all lines.

Southeastern trains are replaced by buses between Battle and Hastings with some trains being replaced by buses between Wadhurst and Hastings.

Southern trains are replaced by buses between Bexhill and Hastings.

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 Tulse Hill and Sutton / Wimbledon on Sunday 28 February

 

Engineering work is taking place between Tulse Hill and Sutton / Wimbledon, closing some lines.

Buses will replace trains between Tulse Hill and Sutton via Mitcham.

Trains between Luton and Sutton that usually run via Wimbledon will be amended to run non stop between Tulse Hill and Sutton then call at all stations to Wimbledon via St Helier.

Trains between London Blackfriars and Sutton via Mitcham will not run.

Trains will not call at Haydons Road or Tooting. Passengers travelling to or from these stations are advised to use London Buses.

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 Oxted / Purley on Sunday 28 February

 

Engineering work is taking place between East Croydon and Oxted / Purley, closing some lines.

A reduced service will run between London Victoria and Brighton.

A reduced service will run between Bedford and Three Bridges.

Buses will run between Purley and Oxted, calling at all stations except Sanderstead. Passengers travelling to / from Sanderstead are advised to use alternative services to / from Purley Oaks.

An hourly train service will run between Oxted and East Grinstead.

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 services from Monday 29 February until Friday 4 March

 

Engineering work is taking place on various parts of the Southern network with the following services amended from Monday 29 February and Friday 4 March:

23:40 London Victoria to Horsham will depart later than usual at 23:47.

23:47 London Victoria to Oxted will not run.

A bus service will run from East Croydon to Oxted, departing East Croydon at 00:15.

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 Littlehampton / Barnham on Saturday 5 and Sunday 6 March

 

Engineering work is taking place between Brighton and Littlehampton, closing some lines.

Buses replace trains between Brighton and Littlehampton.

Great Western Railway services will start from / terminate at Barnham. Buses will run between Barnham and Worthing, Shoreham-by-Sea, Hove and Brighton.

On Saturday, the 06:48 Portsmouth Harbour to Brighton will not run. Passengers are advised to use Southern rail / replacement road services.

On Sunday, the 21:46 Brighton to Portsmouth Harbour will not run. Passengers are advised to use Southern rail / replacement road services.

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 Reigate / Purley and Gatwick Airport on Saturday 5 and Sunday 6 March

 

Engineering work is taking place between Reigate / Purley and Earlswood from 23:30 Saturday until the end of service Sunday, closing some lines.

Great Western Railway

Saturday

The 23:34 Reading to Gatwick Airport service will terminate at Redhill. A connecting train service will run to Gatwick Airport.

Sunday

Between 08:20 and 21:18, trains will depart Reading earlier, terminating at Reigate. An hourly bus service will run between Reigate and Gatwick Airport, taking 20 minutes.

Buses will also run between Reigate and Redhill, departing hourly with a 10 minute journey time.

Southern

A reduced Southern service will operate between London Victoria and Brighton. Buses will replace trains between Purley and Horley (via Redhill) and also between Redhill and Tonbridge.

Gatwick Express

A reduced Gatwick Express service will run between London Victoria and Gatwick Airport. A half hourly service will operate departing London Victoria at xx:00 and xx:30. A half hourly service will depart Gatwick Airport at xx:20 and xx:50.

Thameslink

The 23:10 and 23:40 Bedford to Three Bridges services will depart East Croydon later than normal and arrive Gatwick Airport and Three Bridges up to 20 minutes later than normal.

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 services from Monday 7 to Friday 11 March

 

Engineering work is taking place on various parts of the Southern network with the following services amended:

Monday to Thursday

23:40 London Victoria to Horsham will not call at stations between Purley and Horley. Buses will run between Purley and Horley, calling at all affected stations.

Tuesday to Friday

00:14 London Victoria to Horsham will not call at stations between Purley and Horley. Buses will run between Purley and Horley, calling at all affected stations.

00:05 London Victoria to Worthing / Eastbourne will Three Bridges

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

An additional service will run from Lewes to Eastbourne at 02:08.

03:50 Brighton and London Victoria will start from Three Bridges

Connecting bus services will run between Three Bridges and Haywards Heath / Brighton.

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 Oxted and Uckfield from 09:25 until 16:40 from Monday 7 to Friday 11 March

 

Engineering work is taking place between Hurst Green and Uckfield, closing the line.

From 09:25 until 16:40 each day, buses will replace trains between Oxted and Uckfield.

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 to / from Uckfield on Saturday 12 March

 

Engineering work is taking place at London Bridge relating to platform capacity.

The London Bridge to / from Uckfield service will run between East Croydon and Uckfield, passengers should use alternative services between London Bridge and 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

Buses replace trains between Haywards Heath and Polegate also between Lewes and Seaford from 22:00 on Saturday 12 to 06:30 on Sunday 13 March

 

Engineering work is taking place between Plumpton and Berwick / Seaford with all lines closed.

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

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 Hastings and Ashford International on Sunday 13 March

 

Engineering work is taking place between Hastings and Ashford International with all lines closed.

Buses replace trains between Hastings and Ashford International.

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 Barnham and Havant on Sunday 13 March

 

Engineering is taking place between Barnham and Havant with all lines closed.

Great Western Railway

12:08, 16:35 Cardiff Central to Brighton will be diverted after Cosham to Fratton, Portsmouth & Southsea, Portsmouth Harbour

Trains will start / terminate at Fareham and passengers should use alternative services to / from Brighton.

21:46 Brighton to Portsmouth Harbour will not run.

Southern

Buses replace trains between Barnham and Havant, passengers to / from Southampton Central should use South West Trains services.

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 to West Croydon and Sutton on Sunday 13 March

 

Engineering work is taking place between Norwood Junction / Selhurst and Sutton with all lines closed.

London Overground

The Highbury & Islington to / from West Croydon service will not run, passengers should use alternative services and buses will run between Crystal Palace and West Croydon via Anerley (change at Anerley for Penge West), Norwood Junction, Selhurst.

Southern

Buses replace trains between Crystal Palace and Sutton via Norwood Junction, Selhurst, West Croydon.

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 Cosham and Fareham until 15:25 on Sunday 13 March

 

Engineering work is taking place between Cosham and Fareham with all lines closed.

Great Western Railway

Trains will start / terminate at Fareham and passengers should use alternative services to / from Portsmouth Harbour and Brighton.

South West Trains

It is not yet known how South West Trains will be affected by this engineering work, please check back nearer the time of travel.

Southern

Passengers to / from Southampton Central should use South West Trains services.

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 services from Monday 14 to Friday 18 March

 

Engineering work is taking place over some parts of the Southern network with the following trains amended:

00:05 (Tuesday & Wednesday) London Victoria to Worthing / Eastbourne, buses will run from Three Bridges to Brighton / Lewes and connecting trains run from Brighton to Wothing / Eastbourne.

01:00, 04:00 (Tuesday to Friday) London Victoria to Brighton, buses replace trains between Three Bridges and Brighton.

03:50 (Tuesday to Friday) Brighton to London Victoria, bus replaces train between Brighton and Three Bridges.

Journey Planning

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

Buses replace trains between Oxted and Uckfield between 09:20 and 16:40 each day Monday 14 to Friday 18 March

 

Engineering work is taking place between Hurst Green and Uckfield with all lines closed.

Buses replace trains between Oxted and Uckfield.

Buses will also operate between Haywards Heath and Crowborough.

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 Barnham and Havant between 23:30 and 04:50 each day Monday14 to Thursday 17 March

 

Engineering work between Barnham and Havant with all lines closed.

Buses replace trains between Barnham and Havant.

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 Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 March

 

Engineering work is taking place between Three Bridges and Brighton / Lewes, closing the line.

Buses are replacing trains between Three Bridges and Brighton / Lewes.

The following alterations will also apply:

Southern will run a reduced service between London Victoria and Gatwick Airport / Three Bridges.

Thameslink will only run two trains per hour between London St Pancras International and Three Bridges.

St Albans to Sutton via Mitcham trains will not run between London Blackfriars and Sutton. Passengers are advised to use other Thameslink services between these stations.

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 Streatham / West Croydon and Epson on Sunday 20 March

 

Engineering work is taking place between West Croydon / Mitchem Eastfields and Epsom.

No trains between Streatham / West Croydon and Epson

Southern buses will run between Streatham Common and Epsom calling at all station via Mitcham Junction and also between Crystal Palace and Sutton via West Croydon.

Thameslink trains between Luton and Sutton via Wimbledon will run between Luton and Wimbledon. Passengers should use local buses to complete their journeys.

Trains between London Blackfriars and Sutton via Mitcham Junction will not run. Passengers should use other road / rail services to complete their journey.

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 Buses, please use the Transport for London Journey Planner

Buses replace trains between Horsham and Arundel from Friday 25 to Monday 28 March

 

Engineering work is taking place between Horsham and Arundel with all lines closed:

Friday & Saturday Buses replace trains between Billingshurst and Arundel with journey times extended by up to 60 minutes.

Sunday & Monday Buses replace trains between Horsham and Arundel with journey times extended by up to 60 minutes.

Planning your Journey

These changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

No Southern trains to and from London Victoria from Friday 25 to Monday 28 March

 

Engineering work is taking place between London Victoria and Clapham Junction with all lines closed:

Buses will run between London Victoria and Clapham Junction

Friday & Saturday

London Victoria to Bognor Regis / Dorking / East Grinstead / Eastbourne / Ore / Portsmouth Harbour services will be diverted to start from London Bridge.

A shuttle service will operate between Clapham Junction and Caterham / Epsom / Epsom Downs.

Friday to Monday

A limited service between London Bridge and Brighton will operate in the morning and evening.

London Bridge to Tonbridge services will run between Redhill and Tonbridge.

London Victoria to Caterham services will run between Balham and Caterham.

London Victoria to Sutton services will run between Selhurst and Sutton and between Balham and Sutton via Crystal Palace.

Sunday

London Victoria to Bexhill / Bognor Regis / East Grinstead / Littlehampton / Portsmouth Harbour services will be diverted to start from London Bridge.

A shuttle service will operate between Clapham Junction and Caterham / West Croydon.

Monday

London Victoria to Bognor Regis / East Grinstead / Eastbourne / Ore / Portsmouth Harbour services will be diverted to start from London Bridge.

A shuttle service will operate between Clapham Junction and Caterham / Epsom / Epsom Downs.

Gatwick Express

Friday to Monday services will not run. Passengers are advised to travel to London Bridge and use alternative Southern services. Overnight trains are replaced by buses between London Victoria and Gatwick Express.

Planning your Journey

These changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

Amended services in the Southampton Central area on Saturday 26 and Sunday 27 March

 

Engineering work is taking place in the Southampton Central area with various lines closed.

CrossCountry

On Saturday, trains are diverted between Basingstoke and Southampton Central and will not call at Winchester or Southampton Airport Parkway. Passengers should use South West Trains replacement buses between Basingstoke and Southampton Central.

On Sunday, buses replace trains between Southampton Airport Parkway and Bournemouth.

Great Western Railway

Trains between Cardiff Central and Brighton / Portsmouth & Southsea will be diverted and will not call at Southampton Central but will call additionally at Chandlers Ford and Eastleigh Buses will run between Eastleigh and Southampton Central.

Trains will run to a revised timetable with some making additional stops and passengers may also have to change trains to complete their journeys.

South West Trains

On Saturday, buses replace trains between Southampton Airport Parkway and Southampton Central with some buses extended to run from / to Eastleigh.

Trains between London Waterloo and Portsmouth Harbour via Eastleigh will call additionally at Shawford.

Trains between London Waterloo and Poole will run between London Waterloo and Basingstoke. Passengers should use other road / rail services to complete their journey.

Trains between Southampton Central and Portsmouth & Southsea are replaced by buses between Southampton Central and Wooston.

On Sunday, buses replace trains between Southampton Central and Brokenhurst with some buses running between Eastleigh and Bournemouth.

Buses replace trains between Romsey and Southampton Central.

Trains between London Waterloo and Portsmouth & Southsea via Eastleigh will run to an amended timetable.

Trains between Southampton Central and Portsmouth & Southsea are replaced by buses between Southampton Central and Wooston.

Trains between London Waterloo and Poole will not run. Passengers should use other trains.

Southern

Buses replace trains between Woolston and Southampton Central.

Planning your Journey

For full details of the changes and the impact on your journey for CrossCountry and Great Western Railway and South West Trains, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

These changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner for Southern, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

Buses replace trains between Barnham and Bognor Regis on Sunday 27 March

 

Engineering work is taking place between Barnham and Bognor Regis closing the line.

Buses replace trains between Barnham and Bognor Regis.

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

Buses replace trains between Battle / Bexhill and Hastings on Sunday 27 March

 

Engineering work is taking place between Battle / Bexhill and Hastings closing all lines.

Southeastern trains are replaced by buses between Battle and Hastings with some trains being replaced by buses between Wadhurst and Hastings but will not call at Crowhurst.

A minibus service will run between Battle and Crowhurst.

Southern trains are replaced by buses between Bexhill and Ashford International.

Planning your Journey

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

These changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner for Southern, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

Amended service between Streatham and Sutton on Sunday 27 March

 

Engineering work is taking place between Streatham and Sutton closing some lines.

Thameslink

Luton to Sutton (via Wimbledon) services will run between Luton and Wimbledon only. Passengers should use local buses to complete their journey if travelling to/from stations between Wimbledon and Sutton via St Helier.
London Blackfriars to Sutton (via Mitcham) services will not run at all. Replacement buses (operated by Southern) will serve stations via Mitcham Junction.

Southern trains are replaced by buses between Streatham Common (via Mitcham Junction) / 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

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

No Southern trains to and from London Victoria on Sunday 3 April

 

Engineering work is taking place between London Victoria and Clapham Junction with all lines closed:

Buses will run between London Victoria and Clapham Junction.

A half hourly London Bridge to Brighton service will run.

London Bridge to Ore / Portsmouth Harbour / Littlehampton will run to an amended timetable.

London Victoria to Bognor Regis / East Grinstead services are diverted to start from London Bridge.

London Victoria to Caterham services will run between Clapham Junction and Caterham.

A shuttle service will operate between Clapham Junction and Dorking (via Selhurst).

Gatwick Express services will not run. Passengers are advised to travel to London Bridge and use Southern services to Gatwick Airport.

Overnight Gatwick Express trains are replaced by buses between London Victoria and Gatwick Express.

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 Tulse Hill and Sutton / Wimbledon on Sunday 3 April

 

Engineering work is taking place between Streatham and Sutton, closing all lines.

Southern

Buses will run between Tulse Hill and Sutton via Streatham Common and also between Crystal Palace and West Croydon (via Norwood Junction and Selhurst).

Thameslink

Trains that usually run between Luton and Sutton via Wimbledon will run between Luton and Wimbledon only. Passengers travelling between Wimbledon and Sutton via St Helier are advised to use local buses to complete their journey.

Trains between London Blackfriars and Sutton via Mitcham Junction will not run.

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

Planning your Journey

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

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

Revised late night trains between Horsham and Bognor Regis from 21:45 Sunday 3 April

 

From 21:45, engineering work is taking place between Billinghurst and Arundel closing the line.

The 21:02 London Victoria to Bognor Regis is replaced by a bus between Horsham and Bognor Regis

The 21:59 Bognor Regis to London Victoria is replaced by a bus between Bognor Regis and Horsham.

The 23:02 Horsham to Bognor Regis is replaced by a bus throughout.

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 to / from and via Southampton Central on Sunday 3 April

 

Engineering is taking place in the Southampton area with various line closures:

CrossCountry

Trains will be diverted and not to call at Winchester and Southampton Airport Parkway.

Until 16:20 trains will start / terminate at Southampton Central (except 10:02 Bournemouth to Manchester Piccadilly), passengers for Winchester, Eastleigh, Southampton Parkway, Brockenhurst and Bournemouth should use South West Trains services.

From 16:20 trains will continue to divert and passengers for for Winchester, Eastleigh, Southampton Parkway should use South West Trains services.

Great Western Railway

Until 16:20 trains will be diverted, not calling at Southampton Central but will call additionally at Chandlers Ford and Eastleigh, buses will run between Eastleigh and Southampton Central.

08:19(departing 08:58) Romsey to Brighton will be diverted after Cosham to Fratton, Portsmouth & Southsea and Portsmouth Harbour. After this Cardiff Central / Bristol Temple Meads to / from Brighton services will not run and passengers should travel on Portsmouth Harbour services.

South West Trains

Trains may be amended, cancelled or diverted, or run additionally with connecting buses to start or complete some journeys.

Some trains will not run the full timetable route and passengers should use alternative services to complete their journey.

Additional trains will run on some routes.

Southern

Until approximately 16:20 buses replace trains between Woolston and Southampton Central.

Planning your Journey

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Amended service between Haywards Heath / Hassocks and Brighton until approximately 07:00 on Sunday 3 April

 

Engineering work is taking place between Haywards Heath / Hassocks and Brighton with various line closures.

Southern

It is not yet known how Southern will be affected by this engineering work, please check back nearer the time of travel.

Thameslink

Saturday

22:22, 22:40 Bedford to Brighton, bus replace trains between Haywards Heath and Brighton.

Sunday

05:36 Brighton to London Blackfriars and 06:06, 06:36 Brighton to Bedford will start from Hassocks. For the 05:36 and 06:06 buses will run from Brighton to Hassocks. For the 06:36 passengers should use Southern train via Hove.

Planning your Journey

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Buses replace trains between Purley and Caterham / Tattenham Corner from approximately 22:50 Monday 4 to Thursday 7 April

 

Engineering work is taking place between Purley and Caterham / Tattenham Corner with all lines closed:

Buses replace trains between Purley and Caterham / Tatttenham Corner.

Planning your Journey

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Buses replace trains between Three Bridges and Brighton / Lewes on Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 April

 

Engineering work is taking place between Three Bridges and Brighton / Lewes closing the line.

Buses replace trains between Three Bridges and Brighton / Lewes.

Southern

All weekend, a reduced train service will run between London and Gatwick Airport/Brighton.

Thameslink

On Saturday, A revised service will operate. A reduced service of 2 trains per hour will run between Bedford and Three Bridges, with the other 2 trains per hour diverted south of London Blackfriars to run to/from Sutton (via Mitcham). Some northbound trains will run later to Bedford.

On Sunday, a reduced service of 2 trains per hour will run between Bedford and Three Bridges.

Gatwick Express

On Saturday, a half-hourly train 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 15 and 45 minutes past each hour.

On Sunday between 00:30 and 06:20, buses will replace trains. After this a half-hourly train 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.

Planning your Journey

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Buses replace trains between Shrewsbury and Crewe from 22:00 on Sunday 10 April

 

Engineering work is taking place between Shrewsbury and Crewe, closing the line.

The 20:49 Cardiff Central to Chester and 21:09 Birmingham International to Chester services will be diverted via Wrexham. Connecting bus services will run between Shrewsbury and Crewe.

The 23:00 Chester to Shrewsbury will be diverted via Wrexham. Passengers for stations between Shrewsbury and Crewe should travel on the replacement bus service.

Planning your Journey

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Amended service in the Southampton area on Sunday 10 April

 

Engineering work is taking place in the Southampton area with various lines closed.

CrossCountry

Train services will start/terminate at Southampton Central and will also divert not to call at Winchester or Southampton Airport with journey times extended by approximately 45 minutes.

Train services will operate between Winchester and Eastleigh with replacement buses (provided by South West Trains) running between Eastleigh and Southampton Central. Connecting rail services will run between Southampton Central, Brockenhurst and Bournemouth.

Great Western Railway

Train services between Cardiff Central and Brighton/Portsmouth will run to an amended timetable.

South West Trains

Replacement buses will run between Eastleigh and Southampton and also between Southampton Central and Romsey.

Trains may be amended, cancelled or diverted, or run additionally with connecting buses to start or complete some journeys.

Some trains will not run the full timetable route and passengers should use alternative services to complete their journey.

Additional trains will run on some routes.

Southern

Train services will not operate via Eastleigh. Passengers are advised to travel on replacement buses (provided by South West Trains).

Planning your Journey

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Reduced service between London Victoria and Epsom/Brighton on Sunday 10 April

 

Engineering work is taking place between London Victoria and Clapham Junction closing some lines.

Due to restricted line capacity a reduced service will run between London Victoria and Brighton and between London Victoria and Epsom via Mitcham Eastfields.

Planning your Journey

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Buses replace trains between Horsham and Bognor Regis/Chichester/Portsmouth Harbour after 22:05 each night from Monday 11 to Thursday 14 April

 

Engineering work is taking place between Billingshurst and Arundel after 22:05 each night closing the lines.

Monday to Thursday

After approximately 22:05, buses replace trains between Horsham and Bognor Regis/Chichester/Portsmouth Harbour.

Planning your Journey

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Amended trains to / from London Victoria on Sunday 17 April

 

Engineering work is taking place between London Victoria and Balham closing some line.

Overnight trains are diverted to start / terminate at London Bridge and will not call at London Victoria. Buses will run between London Victoria and Clapham Junction / London Bridge / East Croydon.

All other times trains will run to a reduced times on most routes.

Until 06:20, Gatwick Express trains are replaced by buses throughout. From 06:20, a half hourly Gatwick Express 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.

Planning your Journey

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Amended trains between Chichester and Ford on Sunday 17 April

 

Engineering work is taking place between Chichester and Ford closing some lines.

Great Western Railway trains are diverted to terminate / start at Portsmouth Harbour and will not call at Chichester, Worthing or Brighton. Passengers for stations to / from Brighton will have to change and use Southern trains to complete their journey.

Southern trains are replaced by buses between Chichester and Littlehampton.

Planning your Journey

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Buses replace trains between Billingshurst and Barnham/Chichester after 22:05 each night from Monday 18 to Thursday 21 April

 

Engineering work is taking place between Billingshurst and Arundel after 22:05 each night closing the lines.

After approximately 22:05, buses replace trains between Billingshurst and Barnham/Chichester.

Planning your Journey

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Amended trains to / from London Victoria on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 April

 

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

Saturday and Sunday

Trains will not run between Balham and West Croydon via West Norwood. Buses will replace trains between these stations, extending journey times by up to 30 minutes.

No Gatwick Express service will operate from 00:30 Sunday to 06:20 Monday.

A half hourly service will operate as follows:

London Victoria to Gatwick Airport trains will depart at 15 and 45 minutes past each hour.

Gatwick Airport to London Victoria trains will depart 05 and 35 minutes past each hour.

Sunday

A reduced service will operate between London Victoria and Brighton

Planning your Journey

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Buses replace trains between Brighton and Littlehampton on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 April

 

Engineering work is taking place between Brighton / Preston Park and Angmering, closing some lines.

Buses will replace trains between Brighton and Littlehampton, extending journey times by up to 45 minutes.

Planning your Journey

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Amended Southern services from Monday 25 until Friday 29 April

 

Engineering work is taking place each night on various Southern routes, closing some lines.

Monday to Thursday

After 21:20 each night, buses replace trains between Leatherhead and Dorking.

After 22:05, buses replace trains between Billingshurst and Bognor Regis.

23:40 London Victoria to Horsham service will not call at Coulsdon South, Merstham and Redhill.

Tuesday to Friday

00:14 London Victoria to Gatwick Airport service will not call at Coulsdon South, Merstham and Redhill.

00:24 Purley to Gatwick Airport and 00:52 Purley to Horley services will be replaced by buses throughout.

Planning your Journey

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