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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 00:01 to 05:00 each day Monday 28 July to Friday 01 August 2014

 

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

Monday

23:17 London Victoria to Worthing is diverted between Haywards Heath and Hove and will not call at Burgess Hill. A bus will run from Burgess Hill to Brighton to connect with the train. Journey times will be extended by up to 35 minutes.

23:54 (Sunday) London Victoria to Norwood Junction is replaced by a bus between Crystal Palace and Norwood Junction, extending journey time by up to 10 minutes.

Between 00:35 and 05:00, buses replace trains between Three Bridges and Brighton.

Monday to Thursday 

From 23:00 to 05:00 each night, buses replace trains between Selhurst / Norwood Junction and Epsom / Epsom Downs. Journey times will be extended by up to 35 minutes.

Tuesday to Friday

Between 01:20 and 05:00 each day, buses replace trains between Three Bridges 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 23:17 London Victoria to Chichester on Saturday 2 August 2014

 

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

23:17 London Victoria and Chichester is replaced by a bus between Barnham and Chichester.

Planning your journey

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

Amended 23:40 London Victoria to Horsham on Saturday 2 August 2014

 

Engineering work is taking place between Three Bridges and Crawley closing the line.

23:40 London Victoria to Horsham is replaced by a bus between Three Bridges and Horsham.

Planning your Journey  

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

Engineering work between Clapham Junction and Kensington Olympia on Saturday 2 and Sunday 3 August 2014

 

Engineering work is taking place between Clapham Junction and Kensington Olympia with all lines closed.

London Overground

Trains will run between Kensington Olympia and Willesden Junction (High Level).

Tickets will be accepted on London Buses between Clapham Junction and Kensington Olympia.

Southern

South Croydon to Milton Keynes Central (Saturday) services will not run.

Clapham Junction to Watford Junction (Sunday) services will not run.

Passengers are advised to travel to London Victoria for London Underground services to London Euston, then London Midlands services to Watford Junction / Milton Keynes Central.

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

Buses replace trains between Havant and Southampton Central until 08:05 on Sunday 3 August 2014

 

Engineering work is taking place between Cosham and Fareham until 08:05 closing all lines. The following trains are amended:

The 07:35 Littlehampton to Southampton Central service will be diverted after Havant to Portsmouth Harbour calling additionally at Fratton, Portsmouth & Southsea and Portsmouth Harbour.

The 07:30 Southampton Central to Brighton service will be diverted to start from Portsmouth & Southsea calling at Fratton and continue as booked from Havant.

Buses replace trains 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

No First Capital Connect or Southern trains to / from London Bridge on Sunday 3 August 2014

 

Engineering work is taking place between London Bridge and South Bermondsey / New Cross Gate closing all lines.

No First Capital Connect and Southern trains will run to / from London Bridge.

First Capital Connect

Trains between Bedford and Brighton are diverted and will not to call at London Bridge but will call additionally at Elephant & Castle.

Passengers should use London Underground between Elephant & Castle and London Bridge. Out of London Underground hours buses will run between Elephant & Castle and London Bridge.

Southern

Amended services will run between:

South Bermondsey and Tattenham Corner.

South Bermonsey and East Croydon.

Redhill and Tonbridge.

London Victoria to Horsham.

Passengers travelling to stations via Sydenham are advised to us London Overground trains to Canada Water then change for London Underground trains to / from London Bridge.

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, please use the Transport for London Journey Planner

Amended services between Battersea Park and Balham until 05:50 on Sunday 3 August 2014

 

Engineering work is taking place between Battersea Park and Balham closing some lines.

Until 05:30, Gatwick Express trains are diverted and journey times will take approximately 40 minutes.

Also the following trains will not run:

05:30 London Victoria to Gatwick Airport.

05:50 Gatwick Airport to London Victoria.

Until 05:50, Southern trains are diverted and will not call at Clapham Junction. Replacement buses will run between London Victoria and Clapham 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 Leatherhead and Dorking on Sunday 3 August 2014

 

Engineering work is taking place between Leatherhead and Dorking closing the line.

Buses replace trains between Leatherhead and Dorking.

Additionally, South West Trains services between London Waterloo and Dorking will not run. Passengers should use diverted London Waterloo to Guildford trains and change at Leatherhead for bus replacement to / from Dorking.

Planning your Journey

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

Amended 00:05 London Victoria to Worthing / Eastbourne from Tuesday 5 to Friday 8 August 2014

 

Engineering work is taking place between Lewes and Seaford with all lines closed.

Tuesday to Friday

00:05 London Victoria to Worthing / Eastbourne will detach the Eastbourne portion at Brighton and terminate at Lewes, a connecting bus will run from Lewes to Eastbourne.

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 Redhill and Horley from 23:50 Saturday 9 and until 08:25 Sunday 10 August 2014

 

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

Trains will not call at Earlswood and Salfords. Buses will run between Redhill and Horley calling at these stations.

Planning your Journey

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

Buses replace trains between Three Bridges and Brighton until 05:45 on Sunday 10 August 2014

 

Overnight engineering work is taking place between Balcombe and Haywards Heath until 05:45 closing all lines.

Buses replace trains between Three Bridges and Brighton.

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.

Buses replace trains Horsham and Barnham on Sunday 10 August 2014

 

Engineering work is taking place between Horsham and Arundel closing the line.

Buses replace trains between Horsham and Barnham.

Planning your Journey

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

Buses replace trains between Tulse Hill and Sutton via Mitcham Junction on Sunday 10 August 2014

 

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

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

A reduced and diverted First Capital Connect service will run between London Blackfriars and Sutton / Brighton. Trains to / from Sutton will call additionally at London Bridge, run non-stop to Sutton and then call at all stations via Wimbledon.

Passengers to / from intermediate stations between London Blackfriars and Sutton should use replacement / local buses or London Underground.   

Journey times will be extended by up to 45 minutes.

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 Tattenham Corner on Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 August 2014

 

Engineering work is taking place between Coulsdon Town and Tattenham Corner closing all lines.

Buses replace trains between Purley and Tattenham Corner with extended journey times of 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 overnight Southern service between London Victoria and Brighton until 06:10 on Sunday 17 August 2014

 

Overnight engineering work is taking place between Merstham and Earlswood and also between Three Bridges and Wivelsfield closing all lines until 06:10 on Sunday morning.

The 01:00 and 04:00 London Victoria to Brighton services will be replaced by buses between Three Bridges and Brighton and the 03:50 Brighton to London Victoria service will be replaced by a bus between Brighton and Three Bridges.

The 05:26 Three Bridges to London Victoria service will not call at Redhill. Replacement buses will run between Horley and Purley calling at Redhill.

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 Herne Hill and Streatham on Sunday 17 August 2014

 

Engineering work is taking place between Herne Hill and Streatham closing all lines. 

First Capital Connect 

A reduced service of two trains per hour will operate south of London Bridge, with some Brighton route trains
diverting onto the Sutton Loop south of London Bridge.
 
A revised service will operate south of London Blackfriars. First Capital Connect will not call at Tulse Hill, Mitcham Eastfields, Mitcham Junction, Hackbridge or Carshalton. Passengers should use replacement buses (operated by Southern), London Underground or local buses as appropriate to complete their journey if travelling to / from these stations.
 
Southern
 
Buses will operate between London Bridge and Streatham. 
 
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 local buses, please use the Transport for London Journey Planner

Amended Southern services from Monday 18 to Thursday 21 August 2014

 

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

On Monday the 01:00, 04:00 London Victoria to Brighton and 03:50 Brighton to London Victoria will be replaced by buses between Three Bridges and Brighton.

From Monday to Wednesday the 23:22 Hastings to Brighton will be replaced by a bus between Lewes 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

Major improvement works at London Bridge from Saturday 23 to Sunday 31 August 2014

 

In 2007, Network Rail started the £6.5 billion Thameslink Programme. When completed in 2018, trains will run every 2-3 minutes in each direction through central London at the busiest times.

With new track and new spacious trains, which will be longer and more energy-efficient, more reliable journeys will be possible with direct links to three major airports (Gatwick, Heathrow and Luton) and St Pancras International.

Work has already started on rebuilding London Bridge station. When completed, London Bridge will have more through and longer platforms and a bigger concourse to cope with the 54 million passengers that go through each year.

Between Saturday 23 August and Sunday 31 August, part of London Bridge station will be closed and no First Capital Connect or Southern services will be calling at London Bridge. Southeastern services will be able to call as normal.

This will also affect Southern services to and from London Victoria and some other Southern routes, where an alternative timetable is running on most routes.

During this phase, Train Operating Companies are working together to minimise the inconvenience to passengers. Further information is available from First Capital Connect, Southern, Southeastern, Transport for London and the Thameslink Programme websites. This will also highlight where alternative routes can be taken and any ticket acceptance that is in place.

Amended service between Sydenham and West Croydon until approximately 07:50 on Sunday 24 August 2014

 

Engineering work is taking place between Sydenham and West Croydon with some lines closed.

London Overground services between Highbury & Islington and West Croydon are amended to run between Highbury & Islington and Crystal Palace. Tickets will be accepted on London buses between Sydenham and West Croydon.

Buses replace Southern services between London Bridge and West Croydon.

Planning your Journey

To get options for your journey on London Buses 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 Seaford on Sunday 24 August 2014

 

Engineering work is taking place between Lewes and Seaford with all lines closed.

Buses replace trains 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

Engineering work between Clapham Junction and Kensington Olympia on Saturday 30 and Sunday 31 August 2014

 

Engineering work is taking place between Clapham Junction and Kensington Olympia with all lines closed.

London Overground trains, will run between Kensington Olympia and Willesden Junction (High Level). Tickets will be accepted on London Buses between Clapham Junction and Kensington Olympia.

Southern trains will not run between Clapham Junction and Watford Junction / Milton Keynes Central.. Passengers are advised to travel to London Victoria for London Underground services to London Euston, then London Midlands services to Watford Junction / Milton Keynes Central.

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

Buses replace trains between Redhill and Tonbridge on Sunday 31 August 2014

 

Engineering work is taking place between Redhill and Tonbridge closing all lines.

Buses will replace trains between Redhill and Tonbridge.

Passengers may use Southeastern services between Tonbridge and London.

Planning your Journey

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

Amended trains between Purley and Horley until 08:25 on Sunday 31 August 2014

 

Engineering is taking place between Purley and Horley closing some lines.

Trains will not be able to call at Coulsdon South, Merstham, Earlswood and Salfords. Buses will run between Purley and Horley calling at 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 

Amended service between Sydenham and West Croydon until 07:50 Sunday 31 August 2014

 

Until 07:50, engineering work is taking place between Sydenham and West Croydon closing some lines.

London Overground trains between Highbury & Islington and West Croydon are diverted to terminate / start and Crystal Palace and will not call at West Croydon. Passengers should use London Buses between Sydenham and West Croydon.

Southern trains are replaced by buses between London Bridge and 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 

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

Buses replace trains between Barnham and Havant each night from 22:55 until 04:50, Monday 1 to Friday 5 September 2014

 

Engineering work is taking place between Barnham and Havant closing all lines.

Buses will 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

Amended 00:05 London Victoria to Worthing each night from Monday 1 to Friday 5 September 2014

 

Engineering work is taking place between Brighton and Shoreham-by-Sea closing all lines.

00:05 London Victoria to Worthing will be replaced by a bus between Brighton and Worthing.

Plan your Journey

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

No First Capital Connect or Southern trains to / from London Bridge on Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 September 2014

 

Engineering work is taking place between London Bridge and South Bermondsey closing all lines. All weekend, no First Capital Connect and Southern services will run to / from London Bridge. Southern services will also be unable to run to / from Norwood Junction.

All weekend, buses will operate between London Bridge and West Croydon via Sydenham. Passengers are advised to use London Overground services between Peckham Rye and Canada Water, then London Underground Jubilee Line services between Canada Water and London Bridge.

First Capital Connect

Trains between Bedford and Brighton are diverted and will not to call at London Bridge but will call additionally at Elephant & Castle.

Passengers should use London Underground services between Elephant & Castle and London Bridge. Outside of London Underground hours of opening buses will run between London Bridge and London Blackfriars.

Gatwick Express

On Saturday, Gatwick Express will be running an amended half-hourly services as follows:

London Victoria to Gatwick Airport departing at 00 and 30 minutes past each hour.

Gatwick Airport to London Victoria departing at 05 and 35 minutes past each hour.

Southern

On Saturday, amended services will run between East Croydon and Uckfield and between Reigate and Tonbridge.

On Saturday and Sunday, amended services will run between:

London Victoria and Horsham

London Victoria and Crystal Palace

South Bermondsey and Tattenham Corner via Selhurst

South Bermondsey and West Croydon

On Sunday, an amended service will run between Redhill and Tonbridge. 

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, please use the Transport for London Journey Planner

Buses replace trains between Oxted and East Grinstead / Uckfield on Sunday 7 September 2014

 

Engineering work is taking place between Oxted and East Grinstead / Uckfield closing all lines.

Buses replace trains between Oxted and East Grinstead / Uckfield.

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 Eastbourne and Hastings / Ore on Sunday 7 September 2014

 

Engineering work is taking place between Pevensey & Westham and St Leonards Warrior Square closing the line.

Buses replace trains between Eastbourne and Hastings / Ore.

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 trains between Southampton Central and Fareham via Swanwick on Sunday 07 September 2014

 

Engineering work is taking place between St Denys and Fareham closing the line.

All trains are diverted between St Denys and Fareham via Eastleigh.

South West Trains buses will run between Southampton Central and Fareham calling at all stations via Swanwick.

Southern trains between Southampton Central and Brighton will run between Portsmouth Harbour and Brighton. Replacement buses will run between Southampton Central and Havant.

Journey times will be extended by up to 30 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.

Amended timetable between Ford and Chichester / Bognor Regis from Monday 8 to Thursday 11 September 2014

 

Engineering work is taking place between Ford and Chichester / Bognor Regis closing all lines.

22:03 Brighton to Portsmouth Harbour will terminate at Havant.

22:44 Portsmouth Harbour to Brighton will start from Havant.

22:17 London Victoria to Bognor Regis and 22:32 London Victoria to Chichester will be diverted to Littlehampton. Buses will run between Littlehampton and Chichester / Bognor Regis.

Planning your Journey

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

No First Capital Connect or Southern trains to / from London Bridge on Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 September 2014

 

Engineering work is taking place between London Bridge and South Bermondsey closing all lines. All weekend, no First Capital Connect and Southern services will run to / from London Bridge. Southern services will also be unable to run to / from Norwood Junction.

All weekend, buses will operate between London Bridge and West Croydon via Crystal Palace and Selhurst. Passengers are advised to use London Overground services between Peckham Rye and Canada Water, then London Underground Jubilee Line services between Canada Water and London Bridge.

First Capital Connect

Trains between Bedford and Brighton are diverted and will not to call at London Bridge but will call additionally at Elephant & Castle.

Passengers should use London Underground services between Elephant & Castle and London Bridge. Outside of London Underground hours of opening buses will run between London Bridge and London Blackfriars.

Gatwick Express

On Saturday, Gatwick Express will be running an amended half-hourly services as follows:

London Victoria to Gatwick Airport departing at 00 and 30 minutes past each hour.

Gatwick Airport to London Victoria departing at 05 and 35 minutes past each hour.

Southern

On Saturday and Sunday, amended services will run between:

London Victoria and Crystal Palace.

South Bermondsey and Tattenham Corner via Selhurst.

South Bermondsey and West Croydon. 

On Saturday, amended services will run between: 

East Croydon and Uckfield.

Reigate and Tonbridge.

London Victoria and Horsham.

On Sunday, an amended service will run between London Victoria and Gatwick Airport.

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, please use the Transport for London Journey Planner

Amended service to and from Brighton on Sunday 14 September 2014

 

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

First Capital Connect

A reduced service will operate between Gatwick Airport and Three Bridges / Haywards Heath. No trains will run between Haywards Heath and Brighton. Passengers are advised to use alternative Southern services between Haywards Heath and Brighton, which will be diverted via Hove.

Southern

Buses replace trains between Brighton and Lewes.

Trains are diverted between Preston Park and Brighton via Hove extending journey times. Trains from Brighton will depart earlier than the normal timetable.

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 14 September 2014

 

Engineering work is taking place between Three Bridges and Horsham closing the line.

Buses replace trains between Three Bridges and 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 services from Monday 15 to Thursday 18 September 2014

 

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

23:04 London Bridge to Uckfield, bus replaces train between Oxted and Uckfield.

23:15 Portsmouth Harbour to Littlehampton, bus replaces train between Barnham and Littlehampton.

23:24 London Victoria to East Grinstead, bus replaces train between Oxted and East Grinstead.

23:52 Chichester to Littlehampton will not run.

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 Southampton Central and Netley on Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 September 2014

 

Engineering work is taking place between St Denys and Netley closing the line.

All trains are diverted between St Denys and Fareham via Eastleigh.

First Great Western trains will call additionally at Eastleigh.

South West Trains buses will run between Southampton Central and Netley. Passengers should use Southern road / rail services between Netley and Fareham.

On Saturday, Southern services will be replaced by buses between Southampton Central and Netley and on Sunday, services between Southampton Central and Brighton will run between Portsmouth Harbour and Brighton with replacement buses operating between Southampton Central and Havant.

Journey times will be extended by up to 20 minutes.

Planning your Journey

For full details of the changes to South West Trains and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

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

Amended service in the Hastings area on Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 September 2014

 

Engineering work is taking place on Saturday between Rye and Ashford International and on Sunday between Robertsbridge and Hastings and also between Bexhill and Ashford International closing the lines.

On Saturday, Southern services are replaced by buses between Hastings / Ore and Ashford International.

On Sunday, buses replace trains between Robertsbridge and Hastings and also between Bexhill and Ashford International.

Journey times may be extended by up to 50 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 services between London Bridge and West Croydon / Crystal Palace on Sunday 21 September 2014

 

Until 09:30 and after 21:00, engineering work is taking place between West Norwood and Crystal Palace closing the line.

London Overground trains to / from Crystal Palace are diverted to start / terminate at West Croydon. Passengers should use Southern buses between Norwood Junction and Crystal Palace or London buses between Sydenham and Crystal Palace.

Southern trains are replaced by buses between London Bridge and and West Croydon via Tulse Hill / Crystal Palace.

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 Billingshurst on Sunday 21 September 2014

 

Engineering work is taking place between Three Bridges and Billingshurst with some lines closed.

Buses replace trains between Three Bridges and Billingshurst.

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 Battersea Park and Selhurst on Sunday 21 September 2014

 

Engineering works are taking place between Battersea Park and Selhurst with various line closures.

Southern

Trains between London Bridge and East Croydon via Norbury will be diverted to Crystal Palace.

London Victoria to Sutton via Crystal Palace services will not run.

Buses will run between Balham and West Norwood via Streatham.

A reduced service will run between London Victoria and East Croydon / Brighton and Epsom via Mitcham Junction.

Trains to London Victoria will not call at Wandsworth Common and Battersea Park, passengers should circulate via Clapham Junction or London Victoria.

Gatwick Express

03:30, 04:30 London Victoria to Gatwick Airport and 01:35, 04:35 Gatwick Airport to London Victoria will be replaced by buses.

From 05:00 a normal train service and journey times will take approximately 40 minutes.

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 on Sunday 21 September 2014

 

Engineering work is taking place between South Croydon and Caterham / Tattenham Corner closing the line.

Buses replace trains between Purley and Caterham / Tattenham Corner.

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 Lewes and Haywards Heath via Plumpton until 09:15 on Sunday 21 September 2014

 

Engineering work is taking place between Lewes and Wivelsfield until 09:15 closing the line.

Until 09:15, buses replace trains between Lewes and Haywards Heath via Plumpton.

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 / Haywards Heath and Brighton / Lewes each night from approximately 23:00 to 05:30 on Monday 22 and Tuesday 23 September 2014

 

Engineering work is taking place between Three Bridges and Brighton closing all lines.

Buses replace trains between Three Bridges / Haywards Heath and Brighton / Lewes.

The 22:17 London Victoria to Bognor Regis will be diverted between Three Bridges and Ford via Horsham.

Planning your Journey

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

Diverted service between Haywards Heath and Brighton between 00:50 and 05:05 from Wednesday 24 to Friday 26 September 2014

 

Engineering work is taking place between Wivelsfield and Brighton closing all lines.

Trains to and from Brighton are diverted via Lewes with extended journey times.

Planning your Journey

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

No First Capital Connect or Southern trains to / from London Bridge on Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 September 2014

 

Engineering work is taking place at London Bridge closing some lines. All weekend, no First Capital Connect and Southern services will run to / from London Bridge.

First Capital Connect

Trains between Bedford and Brighton are diverted and will not to call at London Bridge but will call additionally at Elephant & Castle.

Passengers should use London Underground services between Elephant & Castle and London Bridge. Outside of London Underground hours of opening buses will run between London Bridge and London Blackfriars.

Southern

All weekend, buses will operate between London Bridge and West Croydon via Sydenham and on Sunday between London Bridge and Peckham Rye.

On Saturday, an amended train service will run between:

South Bermondsey and Beckenham Junction.

South Bermondsey and West Croydon.

East Croydon and Uckfield.

London Victoria and Horsham.

Reigate and Tonbridge.

London Victoria and Tattenham Corner via Crystal Palace.

Passengers travelling via Tulse Hill are advised to change at Peckham Rye for London Overground services to Canada Water and change for London Underground Jubilee Line services to London Bridge.  

On Sunday, an amended train service will run between:

South Bermondsey and Tattenham Corner.

South Bermondsey and East Croydon.

Redhill and Tonbridge. 

London Victoria and Horsham.

Planning your journey

These changes to Southern on Saturday 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 to First Capital Connect on Saturday, Sunday, also Southern on Sunday and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

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

Amended service between Balham and Selhurst on Sunday 28 September 2014

 

Engineering work is taking place between Balham and Selhurst with some lines closed.

London Victoria to Epsom / Brighton services will run to a reduced service.

London Victoria to Sutton (via Selhurst)  services will run between West Croydon and Sutton, buses will run between London Bridge and West Croydon via Selhurst.

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 Hilsea and Portsmouth Harbour until 16:00 on Sunday 28 September 2014

 

Until 16:00, engineering work is taking place between Hilsea and Portsmouth Harbour closing the line.

First Great Western trains are replaced by buses between Fareham and Portsmouth Harbour but will not call at Cosham. Passengers should use alternative rail services between Fareham and Cosham.  Passengers to / from Brighton should use alternative road / rail services between Fareham and Brighton.

South West Trains between London Waterloo / Southampton Central and Portsmouth Harbour will start / terminate at Havant. Replacement buses will run between Havant and Portsmouth Harbour.

It is not yet know how Southern are affected by this engineering work.

Journey times will be extended by at least 40 minutes. 

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Buses replace trains between Three Bridges and Brighton / Lewes on Sunday 28 September 2014

 

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

Buses replace trains between Three Bridge and Brighton / Lewes.

Southern services between London Victoria and Brighton and the Coastway West will be diverted via Horsham with extended journey times. Passengers for the Coastway East should change at Lewes for onward travel.

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Amended 00:05 London Victoria to Worthing service from Tuesday 30 September to Friday 3 October 2014

 

The 00:05 London Victoria to Worthing service is replaced by a bus between Brighton and Worthing.

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Amended Southern services to and from London Bridge on Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 October 2014

 

Engineering work is taking place at London Bridge and also between Selhurst and South Croydon closing some lines.

On Saturday, the London Bridge to Horsham and Horsham to London Bridge services will be diverted to start / terminate at London Victoria.

On Sunday, the London Bridge to West Croydon and West Croydon to London Bridge services will run to a reduced timetable.

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Buses replace trains between Purley and Hurst Green on Sunday 5 October 2014

 

Engineering work is taking place between South Croydon and Hurst Green closing all lines.

Buses will replace trains between Purley and Hurst Green.

A reduced service will run between Hurst Green and East Grinstead.

On Monday morning, the 05:26 East Croydon to Uckfield service will start from Oxted. An additional 05:21 East Croydon to East Grinstead service will run, connecting into the Uckfield service at Oxted. An additional 05:51 east Croydon to Uckfield service will also run. 

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Amended overnight Southern services from Monday 6 to Friday 10 October 2014

 

Overnight engineering work is taking place over some parts of the Southern network. The following trains are amended:

Monday to Wednesday

The 23:17 London Victoria to Worthing service will be diverted to terminate at Brighton.

Monday to Thursday 

The 23:47 London Victoria to Oxted service will not run. Passengers are advised to travel to East Croydon for a bus connection departing East Croydon at 00:14 (Tue-Fri) for stations to Oxted.

From 23:55 (Mon-thu) until 04:35 (Tue-Fri) buses will replace trains between Polegate and Eastbourne. Bus connections for onwards travel will be provided for trains terminating short of their destination.

Tuesday to Thursday

The 00:04 Brighton to West Worthing service will not run. Bus connections will be provided for onwards travel towards Worthing / West Worthing. 

Tuesday to Friday

The 00:05 London Victoria to Worthing service will terminate at Brighton. The Eastbourne portion of the train will divide and start at Brighton.

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Amended service in the Eastleigh area on Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 October 2014

 

Engineering work is taking place in the Eastleigh area closing all lines.

CrossCountry

All weekend, CrossCountry services will be diverted between Basingstoke and Southampton Central not calling at Winchester or Southampton Airport Parkway with extended journey times of approximately 40 minutes. Passengers should use alternative services between Basingstoke and Winchester with replacement buses operating between Winchester and Southampton Airport Parkway.   

South West Trains

All weekend, replacement buses will run between Winchester and Southampton Central, Winchester and Fareham via Eastleigh and also between Romsey and Southampton Central via Eastleigh. 

Trains between London Waterloo and Poole will start from / terminate at Winchester and trains between Romsey and Salisbury will start from / terminate at Southampton Central.

Trains between London Waterloo and Weymouth  will be diverted between Woking and Southampton Central, calling at Guildford, Havant and Fareham. On Sunday, these services will depart London Waterloo earlier than normal.

On Saturday, some trains between London Waterloo and Portsmouth Harbour will start from / terminate at Guildford and additional trains will run between Portsmouth Harbour and Bournemouth and also between Southampton Central and Weymouth.

On Sunday, stopping trains between London Waterloo and Basingstoke will start from / terminate at Winchester with additional trains running between Southampton Central and Poole.

Journey times are likely to be extended by at least 40 minutes.

Southern

All weekend, no Southern services to / from Southampton Central will be routed via Eastleigh and Southampton Airport. Services will be diverted between Fareham and Southampton Central via Swanwick.   

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Reduced services to / from London Victoria on Sunday 12 October 2014

 

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

Gatwick Express will be running an amended half-hourly service with extended journey times of up to 45 minutes. 

Trains from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport will depart at 00 and 30 minutes past each hour and from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria departing at 21 and 52 minutes past each hour.

Southern trains between London Victoria and Bognor Regis are diverted to start / terminate at London Bridge.

Trains between London Victoria and Sutton / Epsom will run to a reduced timetable with trains between London Bridge and West Croydon being extended to Sutton.

Trains to London Victoria will not call Battersea Park. Passengers should circulate via London Victoria.

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Amended 23:17 London Victoria to Worthing from Monday 13 to Thursday 16 October 2014

 

Each night engineering work is taking place between Hove and Angmering closing the line.

23:17 London Victoria to Worthing will terminate at Brighton with a connecting bus service to Worthing.

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Buses replace trains between Three Bridges and Brighton from 00:05 to 04:55 on Tuesday 14 to Friday 17 October 2014

 

From 00:35 to 04:55 each morning, engineering work is taking place between Preston Park / Lewes and Brighton closing the line.

Buses replace trains between Three Bridges and Brighton.

00:05 London Victoria to Worthing is replaced by a bus between Three Bridges and Worthing.

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