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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 29 June to Friday 3 July

 

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

23:15 (Monday to Thursday) Portsmouth Harbour to Littlehampton, bus replaces train between Barnham and Littlehampton.

00:05 ( Tuesday to Friday) London Victoria to Worthing, bus replaces train between Brighton and Worthing.

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 Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 July

 

Engineering work is taking place between Redhill and Edenbridge with all lines closed.

Buses replace trains 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

Amended services between Eastleigh/Southampton Central and Brighton/Portsmouth Harbour on Sunday 5 July

 

Engineering work is taking place between Eastleigh and Fareham from 21:50 Saturday and all day Sunday, also between Fareham and Cosham until 16:00 Sunday with various line closures.

First Great Western

Buses replace trains between Fareham and Portsmouth Harbour until 16:00.

Cosham passengers should use alternative bus/rail services.

15:46, 17:46 Brighton to Bristol Temple Meads will start from Portsmouth Harbour, calling additionally at Portsmouth & Southsea and Fratton.

Passengers on the Brighton route should use alternative rail services to connect.

South West Trains

Saturday

20:42, 21:42 London Waterloo to Portsmouth Harbour (via Basingstoke) will be diverted via Southampton Central, buses will run from Eastleigh to Portsmouth Harbour.

21:54 Portsmouth Harbour to Eastleigh will be diverted to run via Southampton Central, a bus will run from Eastleigh to Hedge End.

23:24 Portsmouth Harbour to Winchester will be diverted via Southampton Central, a bus will run from Fareham to Winchester.

The following alterations will apply until 15:50 Sunday:

00:30 Eastleigh to Portsmouth Harbour, bus replaces train throughout.

Trains from Portsmouth Harbour to London Waterloo (via Basingstoke) start from Fareham and are diverted via Southampton Central.

Buses will run between Eastleigh/Fareham and Portsmouth Harbour.

From 1550 the following alterations will apply:

Trains from Eastleigh to Portsmouth Harbour will start from Southampton Central.

Trains from Portsmouth Harbour to London Waterloo (via Basingstoke) start earlier and are diverted via Southampton Central.

Buses will run between Eastleigh and Portsmouth Harbour via Botley.

Southern

Buses replace trains between Havant and Southampton Central until 16:00.

Planning Your Journey

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

Amended 22:47 London Victoria to Hastings service on Saturday 4 July

 

Engineering work is taking place between Pevensey & Westham and Bexhill after 23:50 with the following train amended:

The 22:47 London Victoria to Hastings service will be replaced by a bus between Eastbourne 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

Buses replace trains beyween Eastbourne / Hastings and Ashford International from 22:00 on Saturday 4 until 08:00 on Sunday 5 July

 

Engineering work is taking place between Rye and Ashford International from 22:00 on Saturday until 08:00 on Sunday closing the line.

Saturday

The 20:32 Brighton to Ashford International service will be replaced by a bus between Hastings and Ashford International.

The 22:34 Ashford International to Hastings service will not run and is replaced by a bus.

Sunday

The 07:22 Hastings to Ashford International service will not run and is replaced by an earlier bus.

The 08:11 Ashford International to Brighton service will start forward from Ore. A replacement bus service will run from Ashford International to 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 New Cross Gate and Norwood Junction on Sunday 5 July

 

Engineering work is taking place between New Cross Gate and Norwood Junction with various line closures.

London Overground

Buses replace trains between New Cross Gate and Crystal Palace/West Croydon.

Southern

A reduced train service will run to/from London Bridge (via Peckham Rye/Tulse Hill).

London Bridge to Horsham services are diverted to run between London Victoria and Horsham.

London Bridge to Tattenham Corner services will be diverted with the first stop being East Croydon, from Tattenham Corner to London Bridge services will call at stations as normal.

London Bridge to West Croydon services will not run, buses will run between London Bridge and West Croydon (via New Cross Gate/Sydenham).

Thameslink

Bedford to Three Bridges services will only run between Bedford and London Blackfriars.

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 5 July

 

Engineering work is taking place between Leatherhead and Dorking with all lines closed.

Buses replace trains between Leatherhead 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

Amended Southern services from Monday 6 to Friday 10 July

 

Engineering work is taking place on some parts of the Southern network with the following trains amended.

Monday to Thursday

22:03 Brighton to Portsmouth Harbour, bus replaces train between Havant and Portsmouth Harbour.

22:16 London Victoria to Bognor Regis will be diverted after Angmering and terminate at Littlehampton, a bus will run from Littlehampton to Bognor Regis calling at Ford, Barnham.

22:32 London Victoria to Chichester will be diverted after Arundel to Littlehampton, a bus will run from Littlehampton to Chichester calling at Ford and Barnham.

22:33 Brighton to Chichester will be diverted after Angmering to terminate at Littlehampton, a bus will run from Littlehampton to Chichester calling at Ford and Barnham.

23:04 (additional) Portsmouth Harbour to Littlehampton, calling at Portsmouth & Southsea, Fratton, Havant, Chichester, Barnham, Ford.

23:12 Southampton to Barnham will terminate at Chichester, a bus will run from Chichester to Littlehampton calling at Barnham, Ford and Littlehampton.

23:15 Portsmouth Harbour to Littlehampton service, bus replaces train throughout.

23:35 Brighton to Seaford, bus replaces train between Lewes and Seaford.

23:52 Chichester to Littlehampton, bus replaces train throughout.

Tuesday to Friday

00:14 London Victoria to Gatwick Airport will not call at stations between Purley and Horley a bus at 00:50, a bus will run from Purley at 00:50 calling at Coulsdon South, Merstham, Redhill 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 Balham and West Croydon via Streatham Hill on Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 July

 

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

Buses replace trains between Balham and West Croydon via Streatham Hill.

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 Brighton and Worthing until 07:15 on Sunday 12 July

 

Until 07:15, engineering work is taking place between Hove and Angmering closing the line.

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

06:06 Barnham to Brighton 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

Buses replace trains between Eastleigh and Fareham on Sunday 12 July

 

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

South West Trains services from Eastleigh to Portsmouth Harbour will start from Southampton Central and services from Portsmouth Harbour to London Waterloo (via Basingstoke) will start earlier and will be diverted to run via Southampton Central. 

Services from London Waterloo to Poole will detach at Southampton Central and not Eastleigh. Passengers for the Botley line should change at Eastleigh.

Trains from Poole to Eastleigh will terminate at Southampton Central.

Buses will run between Eastleigh and Fareham.

Southern services will not call at Eastleigh. Passengers may use South West Trains services between Eastleigh and Southampton Central.  

Planning your Journey

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

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

  

Buses replace trains between Leatherhead and Dorking on Sunday 12 July

 

Engineering work is taking place between Leatherhead and Dorking with all lines closed.

Buses replace trains between Leatherhead 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

Reduced service between Gatwick Airport and Three Bridges on Sunday 12 July

 

Engineering work is taking place between Gatwick Airport and Crawley closing some lines.

Thameslink

All Bedford to Three Bridges services will run between Bedford and London Blackfriars only, resulting in a reduction in service frequency of Thameslink trains between London Blackfriars and Three Bridges from 4 trains per hour to 2 trains per hour.

Some late night / early Monday morning replacement buses will run between Gatwick Airport and Three Bridges.

Southern

Replacement buses will run 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 13 to Friday 17 July

 

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

23:04 (Monday to Thursday) London Bridge to Uckfield, bus replaces train between Oxted and Uckfield.

00:04 (Tuesday to Friday) Brighton to West Worthing, bus replaces train throughout.

00:05 (Tuesday to Friday) London Victoria to Worthing, bus replaces train between Brighton and Worthing.

Planning your Journey

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

Reduced Southern service to / from London Bridge via Peckham Rye / Tulse Hill on Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 July

 

Engineering work is taking place at London Bridge closing some lines.

On Saturday, a reduced train service will run to / from London Bridge (via Peckham Rye / Tulse Hill). London Bridge to Tonbridge / Reigate services will not run, a shuttle service will operate between Reigate and Tonbridge. London Bridge to Tattenham Corner services will not run. London Bridge to Caterham services will split at Purley with a portion to Tattenham Corner. London Bridge to Uckfield services will operate between East Croydon and Uckfield. 

On Sunday, a reduced train service will run to / from London Bridge (via Peckham Rye / Tulse Hill). London Bridge to Tonbridge services will operate between London Victoria and Tonbridge. London Bridge to Horsham services will operate between London Victoria 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

No trains between Ford and Chichester until 07:15 on Sunday 19 July

 

Engineering work is taking place between Ford and Chichester until approximately 07:15 closing the lines.

Replacement buses will run between Littlehampton / Barnham 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 trains between Polegate and Pevensey & Westham until 07:55 on Sunday 19 July

 

Engineering work is taking place between Polegate and Pevensey & Westham until approximately 07:55 closing the lines.

Replacement buses will run between Lewes / Polegate and Eastbourne and also between Eastbourne 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

Buses replace trains between Selhurst and West Croydon until 08:25 on Sunday 19 July

 

Engineering work is taking place between Streatham Common and East Croydon until approximately 08:25 closing some lines.

Buses replace trains between Selhurst 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 

No trains at Earlswood on Sunday 19 July

 

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

Trains will not be able to call at Earlswood. Replacement buses will run between Redhill and Horley, calling at Earlswood.

Most First Great Western services from Reading to Gatwick Airport will be retimed to arrive Gtawick Airport up to 2 minutes later than normal.  

Gatwick Express will operate a reduced service half hourly service 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

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 via Mitcham Junction on Sunday 19 July

 

Engineering work is taking place between Streatham and Mitcham Eastfields closing the line.

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

Thameslink trains are diverted between Tulse Hill and Sutton will run non stop then all stops to Wimbledon. Passengers travelling between Wimbledon and Streatham via Tooting should use local buses.

Planning Your Journey

To get options for your journeys 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 overnight trains between Three Bridges and Brighton from Tuesday 21 to Friday 24 July

 

Overnight engineering work is taking place between Haywards Heath and Preston Park / Lewes from 00:55 until 05:05 (Tuesday to Friday) closing the line.    

Buses replace overnight trains between Three Bridge 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 

Buses replace trains between Eastleigh and Fareham on Sunday 26 July

 

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

South West Trains

Buses will run between Eastleigh and Fareham via Botley.

00:30 Eastleigh to Portsmouth Harbour, bus replaces train throughout.

The Eastleigh to Portsmouth Harbour service will run between Southampton Central and Portsmouth Harbour.

Trains between London Waterloo and Portsmouth Harbour via Basingstoke are diverted to run via Southampton Central.

Southern

Trains via Eastleigh to Fareham are diverted and passengers should use South West Trains buses between Eastleigh and Fareham.

Planning Your Journey

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

05:26 Three Bridges to London Victoria not calling at Redhill on Sunday 26 July

 

Engineering work is taking place between Merstham and Earlswood with all lines closed.

05:26 Three Bridges to London Victoria will not call at Redhill, a bus will run from Redhill to Purley and from Horley to 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 Tulse Hill and Sutton/Wimbledon on Sunday 26 July

 

Engineering work is taking place between Tulse Hill and Sutton with some lines closed.

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

Thameslink trains are diverted between Tulse Hill and Sutton will run non stop then all stops to Wimbledon. Passengers travelling between Wimbledon and Streatham via Tooting should use local buses.

Planning Your Journey

To get options for your journeys 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

Amended service between Haywards Heath and Brighton on Sunday 26 July

 

Engineering work is taking place between Burgess Hill and Preston Park with all lines closed.

Southern

05:47, 06:34 London Victoria to Brighton and departing earlier 06:13, 07:08 Brighton to  London Victoria will be diverted and not call at Burgess Hill, Hassocks and Preston Park, passengers for theses stations should use connecting buses between Haywards heath and Brighton.

Thameslink

05:36 Brighton to London Blackfriars and 06:06, 06:36, 07:04, 07:36 Brighton to Bedford, buses replace trains betweenBrighton and Haywards Heath calling at Hassocks and Burgess Hill.

Planning Your Journey

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

Late night amended trains between Sanderstead and Oxted from Monday 27 to Thursday 30 July

 

Engineering work is taking place between Sanderstead and Oxted closing the line.

23:47 London Victoria to Oxted will not run. Passengers should use the retimed 23:47 London Victoria to Horsham and change at East Croydon for a connecting bus service to Oxted.

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 on Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 August

 

Engineering work is taking place between Purley and Caterham closing the line.

Buses replace trains 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

Buses replace trains between Balham and West Croydon via Streatham Hill on Sunday 2 August

 

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

Buses replace trains between Balham and West Croydon via Streatham Hill.

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 3 to Friday 7 August

 

Engineering work is taking place on some parts of the Southern network with the following trains amended.

23:15 (Monday to Thursday) Portsmouth Harbour to Littlehampton, bus replaces train between Barnham and Littlehampton.

00:05 (Tuesday to Friday) London Victoria to Eastbourne, bus replaces train between Lewes and 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 London Bridge and Horsham on Saturday 8 August

 

Engineering work is taking place at London Bridge reducing platform capacity.

Services between London Bridge and Horsham will start from and terminate at 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 Barnham and Littlehampton until 13:40 on Sunday 9 August

 

Engineering work is taking place at Littlehampton with lines closed until 13:40:

Buses replace trains between Barnham and Littlehampton.

Trains between London Victoria and Littlehampton are diverted to run between London Victoria and Barnham.

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 Horsham and Barnham / Littlehampton until 09:00 and from 22:45 on Sunday 9 August

 

Engineering work is taking place between Horsham and Arundel closing all lines.

Buses are replacing trains between Horsham and Barnham / 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 00:05 London Victoria to Eastbourne service on Sunday 9 August

 

Engineering work is taking place between Plumpton and Lewes closing all lines.

The 00:002 London Victoria to Eastbourne service will divert via and terminate at Brighton. A replacement bus will run between Brighton and Eastbourne for passengers to complete their journeys.

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 Tuesday 11 to Thursday 13 August

 

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

22:47 London Victoria to Hastings, bus replaces train between Eastbourne 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 23:17 London Victoria to Chichester service on Saturday 15 August

 

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

The 23:17 London Victoria to Chichester service will be 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 services between London Bridge and Horsham on Saturday 15 August

 

Engineering work is taking place at London Bridge reducing platform capacity.

Services between London Bridge and Horsham will start from and terminate at 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 Uckfield services between Oxted and Uckfield on Sunday 16 August

 

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

Buses replace Uckfield services between Oxted and Uckfield.

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 between Gatwick Airport / Three Bridges and Horsham until 07:30 on Sunday 16 August

 

Engineering work is taking place between Three Bridges and Horsham with all lines closed.

Until 07:30, buses will replace trains between Gatwick Airport / 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

Buses replace trains between Lewes and Seaford on Sunday 16 August

 

Engineering work is taking place between Lewes and Seaford closing the line.

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

No trains between Clapham Junction and Shepherds Bush on Sunday 16 August

 

Engineering work is taking place between Clapham Junction and Shepherds Bush closing all lines.

London Overground services will not run between Clapham Junction and Shepherds Bush. Passengers should use local buses to complete their journeys.

Southern services between Clapham Junction and Watford Junction will not run. Passengers should travel via London Victoria for London Underground services between London Victoria and London Euston and 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 to/from and via West Croydon on Sunday 16 August

 

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

London Overground

Trains to/from West Croydon are diverted to/from Crystal Palace with buses between Crystal Palace and West Croydon (not calling at Penge West).

Southern

London Victoria to Sutton services (via Crystal Palace) will run between London Victoria and Norwood Junction.

London Victoria to Sutton services (via Selhurst) are diverted to South Croydon.

London Bridge to West Croydon services will not run.

Buses will run between Crystal Palace 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

Amended 00:05 London Victoria to Worthing from Tuesday 18 to Friday 21 August

 

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

00:05 London Victoria to Worthing, bus replaces train between Brighton and Worthing. 

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 Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 August

 

Engineering work is taking place between Redhill and Edenbridge closing the lines.

Trains between London Bridge and Tonbridge are diverted to terminate / start from Reigate.

Buses 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

Amended Southern services until 07:35 Sunday 23 August

 

Engineering work is taking place between Arundel / Angmering and Barnham closing the line.

23:17 London Victoria to Chichester (Saturday) is replaced by a bus between Worthing and Chichester.

06:42 Littlehampton to Portsmouth Harbour will start from Barnham. Buses will run between Littlehampton and Barnham departing at 06:18 and 06:55.

06:52 Bognor Regis to London Victoria is replaced by a bus between Bognor Regis and Pulborough.

07:15 Littlehampton to London Victoria will start from Angmering.

The following services will run additionally:

06:40 (Bus) between Barnham and Angmering calling at Ford and Littlehampton

06:56 (Train) between Bognor Regis and Barnham.

07:08 (Bus) between Barnham and Littlehampton calling at Ford.

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 until 05:50 Sunday 23 August

 

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

The following trains are replaced by buses between Three Bridges and Brighton:

01:00 / 04:00 London Victoria to Brighton

03:50 Brighton to 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

No trains between Sutton and Norwood Junction / Streatham via Mitcham Junction on Sunday 23 August

 

Engineering work is taking place between Sutton and Mitcham Eastfields / Norwood Junction closing all lines.

London Overground trains to/from West Croydon are diverted to/from Crystal Palace with buses between Crystal Palace and West Croydon (not calling at Penge West).

Thameslink trains between Luton and Sutton via Wimbledon will terminate / start at Wimbledon. Passengers should use local buses between Wimbledon and Sutton via St Helier.

Trains services between London Bridge and Sutton via Mitcham Eastfields will not run. Passengers should use alternative trains between London Bridge and Streatham and replacement buses between Streatham and Sutton.

Southern buses replace trains between Streatham and Epsom via Mitcham Eastfields.

Buses will also run between Crystal Palace and Sutton via Selhurst 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 

Amended Southern services from Tuesday 25 to Friday 28 August

 

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

The 00:14 London Victoria to Gatwick Airport service will not call at Coulsdon South, Merstham or Redhill. A replacement bus will run from Purley to Horley calling at the affected stations.

The 00:05 London Victoria to Eastbourne / Worthing and the 01:00, 04:00 London Victoria to Brighton services will terminate at Three Bridges. The 03:50 Brighton to London Victoria service will start from Three Bridges.

An additional shuttle service will operate as follows:-

02:01 Lewes to Eastbourne service calling at Polegate, Hampden Park and Eastbourne.

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

Replacement buses will operate as follows:-

01:00, 02.05, 05.05 Three Bridges to Brighton service calling at Haywards Heath and Brighton.

03:55 Brighton to Three Bridges calling at Haywards Heath and Three Bridges.

01:01 Three Bridges to Lewes calling at Haywards Heath 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 Balham and Crystal Palace / West Croydon from Saturday 29 until 04:00 Monday 30 August

 

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

Saturday

Buses will replace trains between Balham and West Croydon via Crystal Palace.

Sunday

Buses will replace trains between Balham and Crystal Palace via Streatham Hill.

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 Billingshurst and Barnham from Saturday 29 until 04:00 Tuesday

 

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

From 00:05 on Saturday until 04:00 Tuesday buses will replace trains between Billingshurst and Barnham.

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 Horsham from Saturday 29 until Monday 31 August

 

Engineering work is taking place at London Bridge reducing platform capacity.

Services between London Bridge and Horsham will start from and terminate at 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 Purley and Caterham / Tattenham Corner on Sunday 30 August

 

Engineering work is taking place between South Croydon and Purley / Caterham / Tattenham Corner closing some lines.

A reduced service will operate between London Victoria and Brighton.

London Victoria to Caterham services will terminate at South Croydon, London Bridge to Tattenham Corner services will terminate at East Croydon and London Victoria to East Grinstead services will call additionally at South Croydon.

Replacement buses will run between Purley and Tattenham Corner and also between Purley and Caterham.

No services will be able to call at Purley Oaks, passengers are advised to use Sanderstead.

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 Tuesday 1 to Friday 4 September

 

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

Tuesday to Thursday

The 22:32 London Victoria to Chichester service will be diverted after Arundel to terminate at Littlehampton. A replacement bus will run from Littlehampton and Chichester.

The 23:12 Southampton Central to Barnham service is replaced by a bus between Chichester and Barnham.

The 23:15 Portsmouth Harbour to Littlehampton service is retimed to depart at the earlier time of 23:04.

Replacement buses will run from Chichester (depart 23:52) to Littlehampton and from Portsmouth Harbour to Littlehampton (depart 23:15).

Wednesday to Friday

Overnight services between London Victoria and Brighton / Worthing / Eastbourne are replaced by buses between Three Bridges and Brighton. A shuttle rail service will run between Brighton and Worthing / Eastbourne.

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Amended Southern services from Tuesday 1 until Friday 4 September

 

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

Tuesday to Friday

The 23:12 Southampton Central to Barnham service will terminate at Chichester.

The 23:15 Portsmouth Harbour to Littlehampton will be retimed to depart at 23:04.

The 23:32 London Victoria to Chichester services will be diverted to terminate at Littlehampton.

Wednesday to Friday

The 00:05 London Victoria to Worthing / Eastbourne will terminate at Three Bridges.

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

The 03:50 Brighton to London Victoria service will start from Three Bridges.

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Amended services between New Cross Gate and East Croydon / West Croydon on Saturday 5 and Sunday 6 September

 

Engineering work is taking place between New Cross Gate and East Croydon / West Croydon closing some lines.

Gatwick Express all day Saturday and until 08:30 Sunday, trains will operate to a half hourly service 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 05 and 35 minutes past each hour.

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

Trains will run to an amended timetable between Highbury & Islington and New Cross Gate.

Thameslink on Saturday only, trains between London Bridge and Brighton will not run. Trains between Bedford and Three Bridges are extended to run to / from Brighton. Passengers should use alternative trains between London Bridge and East Croydon.

Southern on Saturday, trains between London Bridge and Tonbridge / Reigate will not run. A shuttle service will run between Tonbridge and Reigate. On Sunday, trains will only run between Redhill and Edenbridge. Passengers should use alternative trains between London Bridge and Redhill and replacement buses between Eden Bridge and Tonbridge.

On Saturday and Sunday, trains between London Bridge and West Croydon are replaced by buses throughout running via New Cross Gate and Sydenham.

Trains between London Bridge and Caterham will not run. Passengers should use alternative trains between London Bridge and East Croydon and change for trains to / from Caterham.

Trains between London Bridge and Beckenham Junction will not run. Trains between London Victoria and London Bridge are diverted to run between London Victoria and Beckenham Junction.

On Saturday, trains between London Bridge and Tattenham Corner are diverted between London Bridge and Norwood Junction via Peckham Rye and Crystal Palace. On Sunday, trains will run to a revised timetable.

On Saturday, reduced service will run between London Bridge and East Croydon. On Sunday, trains will run to an amended timetable.

On Saturday and Sunday, trains between London Bridge and Horsham are diverted to start / terminate at London Victoria.

Sunday only, trains between London Victoria and Sutton / Crystal Palace will run to an amended timetable.

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Buses replace trains between Crawley and Billingshurst on Sunday 6 September

 

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

Buses replace trains between Crawley and Billingshurst.

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No trains through Epsom until 16:30 on Sunday 6 September

 

Engineering work is taking place in the Epsom area until approximately 16:30 closing all lines.

Buses will replace trains between Ewell West and Effingham Junction / Dorking and also between Sutton and Dorking.

South West Trains services between London Waterloo and Dorking and also between London Waterloo and Guildford (via Leatherhead) will run between London Waterloo and Ewell West. Additional trains will run between Surbiton and Guildford via Effingham Junction, connecting with the bus services. Trains towards London Waterloo will leave Ewell West and Stoneleigh earlier than normal.

Southern services between London Victoria and Epsom / Dorking will  run between London Victoria and Sutton.

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Buses replace trains between Brighton and Lewes on Sunday 6 September

 

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

Buses replace trains between Brighton and Lewes.

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Amended Southern services from Monday 7 to Friday 11 September

 

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

Monday to Thursday

22:47, 23:17 London Victoria to Worthing, buses replace trains between Brighton and Worthing.

23:40 London Victoria to Horsham will be re-timed to depart at 23:47.

23:47 London Victoria to Oxted, bus replaces train between East Croydon and Oxted.

Tuesday to Friday

00:04 Brighton to West Worthing, bus replaces train between Brighton and Worthing.

00:14 London Victoria to Gatwick Airport will not call at stations between Purley and Horley, a bus will run between Purley and Horley.

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No trains between Ford and Chichester from 21:40 Saturday 12 until 07:35 and after 21:15 Sunday 13 September

 

Engineering work is taking place between Ford and Chichester closing the line.

Replacement buses will run between Littlehampton and Chichester and Barnham and Bognor Regis.

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Amended service between London Victoria and Balham from Sunday 13 until 04:00 Monday 14 September

 

Engineering work is taking place between Battersea Park and Balham from 00:40 until 04:00 Monday, with various line closures.

A reduced service will operate between London Victoria and Brighton.

Buses will replace trains between Purley and Earswood and between Redhill and Tonbridge.

Services between London Victoria and Epsom will not run.

Services between London Victoria and Caterham services will only run between Purley and Caterham.

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Amended service in the Redhill area from Sunday 13 until 04:00 Monday 14 September

 

Engineering work is taking place between Redhill and Earleswood from 01:00 Sunday until 04:00 Monday, with various line closures.

First Great Western services between Reading and Gatwick Airport will start / terminate at Reigate. Buses will replace trains between Reigate and Redhill / Gatwick Airport. Journey times will be extended by up to 20 minutes

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.

Passengers are advised that departure times may vary for early morning / late night services.

Southern will operate a reduced service between London Victoria and Brighton. Services between London Bridge and Tonbridge will not run. Buses will replace trains between Purley and Earswood and between Redhill and Tonbridge.

Thameslink: It is not yet known how Thameslink will not be affected by this engineering work.

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Buses replace trains between New Cross Gate and Norwood Junction on Sunday 13 September

 

Engineering work is taking place between New Cross Gate and Norwood Junction with various line closures.

Buses replace trains between New Cross Gate and Norwood Junction.

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

Southern trains are replaced by buses between London Bridge and West Croydon via Peckham Rye and Tulse Hill.

Trains between London Bridge and Horsham are diverted to run from / to London Victoria.

Trains between London Bridge and Tonbridge will not run. Passengers should use alternative services to / from Tonbridge.

Trains will run to a revised timetable between London Bridge and Tattenham Corner / East Croydon.

Trains between London Victoria and Sutton will terminate / start at Crystal Palace. A shuttle service will run between west Croydon and Sutton.

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

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No trains between Raynes Park / Ewell East and Dorking until 15:35 on Sunday 13 September

 

Engineering work is taking place between Raynes Park / Ewell East and Leatherhead until approximately 15:35 closing the lines. The Chessington branch will also be closed. 

South West Trains services to and from Guildford via Surbiton and Cobham will run to and from London Waterloo. Services to and from Guildford via Epsom will only run between Leatherhead and Guildford. Replacement buses will run between Wimbledon and Leatherhead. Replacement buses will also run between Wimbledon and Dorking and between Wimbledon and Chessington South.

Some other suburban train services will have minor retimings and make extra stops at Raynes Park to connect with the bus services.   

Southern services between London Victoria and Dorking will be replaced by buses between Sutton and Dorking.   

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Amended Southern services from Monday 14 to Friday 18 September

 

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

Monday to Thursday

The 23:05 Brighton to London Victoria service will not call at Redhill. A replacement bus will run between Horley and Purley, calling at Redhill. 

Tuesday to Friday 

The 00:05 London Victoria to Eastbourne service will be replaced by a bus between Lewes and Eastbourne.

The 00:14 London Victoria to Gatwick Airport service will not call at Coulsdon South, Merstham or Redhill. A replacement bus will run between Purley and Horley, calling at Coulsdon South, Merstham and Redhill.  

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Buses replace Uckfield services between Oxted and Uckfield on Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 September

 

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

Buses replace Uckfield services between Oxted and Uckfield.

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