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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 each night from Monday 2 to Thursday 5 March 2015

 

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

23:54 (Monday to Thursday) London Victoria to London Bridge is diverted after Crystal Palace to terminate at Norwood Junction. A bus will run from Crystal Palace to London Bridge.

23:04 (Monday to Thursday) London Bridge to Uckfield is replaced by a bus between Oxted and Uckfield.

23:24 (Monday to Thursday) London Victoria to East Grinstead is replaced by a bus between Oxted and East Grinstead.

22:32 (Monday to Thursday) London Victoria to Chichester is diverted after Barnham to terminate at Bognor Regis. A bus will run from Barnham to Chichester.

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 New Cross Gate and Crystal Palace / Norwood Junction on Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 March 2015

 

Engineering work is taking place between New Cross Gate and Crystal Palace / Norwood Junction, with some lines closed.

London Overground

No trains will run between New Cross Gate and Crystal Palace / West Croydon. Passengers should use buses operated by Southern between New Cross Gate and Crystal Palace / West Croydon.

Southern

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

Trains are unable to call at stations between New Cross Gate and Norwood Junction.

Buses will run between London Bridge and West Croydon via New Cross Gate, calling at all stations.

Trains between London Bridge and Beckenham Junction are diverted to run between London Victoria and Beckenham Junction.

Trains between London Bridge and Horsham will be diverted to run between London Victoria and Horsham.

Thameslink

All weekend, a revised service will run between Bedford and Three Bridges / Brighton.

On Saturday, Thameslink services will not run between London Bridge and Brighton.

On Sunday, a reduced service (2 trains per hour) will run between Farringdon 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 service between Chester/Ellesmere Port and Liverpool Central on Sunday 8 March

 

Engineering work is taking place between Birkenhead North and Liverpool Central with various line closures.

Buses replace trains to and from Birkenhead North via Liverpool Central.

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 Chichester and Bognor Regis / Littlehampton on Sunday 8 March 2015

 

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

Replacement buses will run between Chichester and Bognor Regis / Littlehampton. Some buses will be extended to operate between Southampton Central and Littlehampton.

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 Edenbridge and Tonbridge on Sunday 8 March 2015

 

Engineering work is taking place between Edenbridge and Tonbridge closing the line.

Buses replace trains between Edenbridge 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 service between London Victoria and East Grinstead / Uckfield on Sunday 8 March 2015

 

Engineering work is taking place between Selhurst and Purley / Oxted with various line closures.

Buses will run between Purley and Oxted.

A reduced service will run between Oxted and Grinstead.

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 in the Epsom area until approximately 17:00 on Sunday 8 March 2015

 

Engineering work is taking place in the Epsom area until approximately 17:00 closing all lines.

South West Trains services between London Waterloo and Dorking and between London Waterloo and Guildford (via Leatherhead) will run between London Waterloo and Ewell West. Services between Wimbledon and Guildford (via Cobham) will run between London Waterloo and Guildford (via Cobham).

Additional trains will run between Surbiton and Guildford via Effingham Junction to connect with the buses.

Replacement buses will run between Ewell West and Dorking and also between Ewell West and Effingham Junction with extended journey times of at least 35 minutes.

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

Planning your Journey

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

Amended service between Clapham Junction and Kensington Olympia / Willesden Junction on Sunday 8 March 2015

 

Engineering work is taking place between Clapham Junction and Watford Junction, closing some lines.

Trains between Clapham Junction and Watford Junction will not run.  Passengers may use London Underground, London Overground and London Midland services.

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 Eastbourne until 07:55 on Sunday 8 March 2015

 

Overnight engineering work is taking place between Glynde and Polegate until approximately 07:55  closing the line. 

Buses replace trains 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 23:54 London Victoria to London Bridge service from Monday 9 to Thursday 12 March 2015

 

Overnight engineering work is taking place on various parts of the Southern network, with the following train amended:

Monday to Thursday

The 23:54 London Victoria to London Bridge service will terminate at Crystal Palace. A replacement bus will run from Crystal Palace to London Bridge calling all stations. There will also be a bus going direct from Crystal Palace to 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

Amended service between London Bridge and Uckfield / Horsham on Saturday 14 March 2015

 

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

Trains between London Bridge and Uckfield will only run between East Croydon and Uckfield. 

Trains between London Bridge and Horsham will only run between Norwood Junction 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 service between Balham and East Croydon on Sunday 15 March 2015

 

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

Trains between London Victoria and East Grinstead / Brighton / Sutton / Epsom will have extended journey times.  Some overnight services may be diverted, not calling at some stations.

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 / Angmering / Arundel on Sunday 15 March 2015

 

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

First Great Western services are replaced by buses between Barnham and Worthing. Onward rail travel will be provided by Southern services from Worthing to Brighton. The 21:46 Brighton to Portsmouth Harbour service will not run. Passengers should use alternative Southern rail / bus replacements.

Southern services will be replaced by buses between Barnham and Littlehampton / Angmering / Arundel.

Journey times will be extended by up to 40 minutes.

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 Norwood Junction and Sutton via Selhurst on Sunday 15 March 2015

 

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

Buses replace trains between Norwood Junction and Sutton via Selhurst. Journey times may be extended by up to 30 minutes.

Planning your Journey  

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

No Southern services calling at Clapham Junction before 05:50 on Sunday 15 March 2015

 

Overnight engineering work is taking place between Battersea Park and Balham.

Until 05:50 Southern trains will be unable to call at Clapham Junction.

A replacement bus will operate from London Victoria to Clapham Junction and from Clapham Junction to East Croydon.

Planning your Journey

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

Buses replace trains between London Bridge and West Croydon from 01:00 until 09:00 on Sunday 15 March 2015

 

Engineering work is taking place between New Cross Gate and West Croydon closing the line.

From 01:00 until 09:00 buses will replace trains 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

Amended Southern services each night from Monday 16 to Thursday 19 March 2015

 

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

Monday to Thursday

22:04 London Bridge to Uckfield will be replaced by a bus from Oxted to Uckfield.

23:04 London Bridge to Uckfield will be replaced by a bus from Oxted to Uckfield.

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

22:47 London Victoria to Hastings will be replaced by a bus between Eastbourne and Hastings.

Tuesday to Friday

Between approximately 00:05 and 05:00, buses replace trains between Three Bridges and Brighton / Worthing / Eastbourne.

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 New Cross Gate and Crystal Palace / Norwood Junction on Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 March 2015

 

Engineering work is taking place between New Cross Gate and Crystal Palace / Norwood Junction, with some lines closed.

London Overground

No trains will run between New Cross Gate and Crystal Palace / West Croydon. Passengers should use buses operated by Southern between New Cross Gate and Crystal Palace / West Croydon.

London Overground will operate up to four trains per hour between Highbury & Islington and New Cross Gate, Highbury & Islington and Clapham Junction and also between Dalston Junction and New Cross.

Southern

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

Trains are unable to call at stations between New Cross Gate and Norwood Junction.

Replacement buses will operate between London Bridge and West Croydon via New Cross Gate / Sydenham.

Trains between London Bridge and Beckenham Junction are diverted to run between London Victoria and Beckenham Junction.

Trains between London Bridge and Horsham will be diverted to run between London Victoria and Horsham.

Thameslink

On Saturday, direct services between London Bridge and Brighton will not run. Passengers are advised to use alternative services.

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 21 and Sunday 22 March

 

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

Buses replace trains between Three Bridges and Brighton / Lewes.

Southern trains will run to an amended timetable and are diverted between Three Bridges and Brighton 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

Buses replace trains between Epsom / Leatherhead and Dorking on Sunday 22 March 2015

 

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

Southern services that usually run between London Victoria and Dorking will run between London Victoria and Epsom only.

South West Trains services that usually run between London Waterloo and Dorking will run between London Waterloo and Leatherhead only.

Buses will run between Epsom / Leatherhead and Dorking, extending journey times by approximately 35 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 Southern services each night from Monday 23 to Thursday 26 March 2015

 

Overnight engineering work is taking place each night across parts of the Southern network with the following trains amended:

Monday to Thursday

23:17 London Victoria to Worthing is diverted to terminate at Brighton. A bus will run from Brighton to Worthing.

Tuesday to Friday

00:04 Brighton to West Worthing is replaced by a bus throughout.

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

00:05 London Victoria to Eastbourne is replaced by a bus 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

Buses replace trains between New Cross Gate and Crystal Palace / West Croydon on Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 March 2015

 

Engineering work is taking place between New Cross Gate and Norwood Junction closing the line.

Gatwick Express on Saturday, will run a reduced service.

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.

On Sunday, Gatwick Express are also affected by engineering work between South Croydon and Purley. Therefore trains will run as follows:

Until 06:00, trains are replaced by buses between London Victoria and Gatwick Airport.

From 06:00, 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 run to an amended timetable between Highbury & Islington and New Cross / Clapham Junction.

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

Southern trains will run to a reduced / revised timetable to / from London Bridge via Peckham Rye and Tulse Hill.

Trains between London Bridge and Horsham will run between London Victoria and Horsham

Trains between London Bridge and Beckenham Junction are diverted to run between London Victoria and Beckenham Junction.

Buses will run between London Bridge and Crystal Palace / West Croydon via Sydenham.

Sunday only , Thameslink trains are reduced to 2 trains per hour between London Blackfriars and Brighton. These trains are also affected by engineering work 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

Revised services between Richmond / Clapham Junction and Stratford on Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 March 2015

 

Engineering work is taking place between Richmond and Willesden Junction and also between Clapham Junction and Kensington Olympia closing the line.

London Overground passengers should use replacement buses between Richmond and Willesden Junction and local bus between Clapham Junction and Kensington Olympia.

On Sunday, London Overground are also affected by engineering work between Camden Road and Stratford.

Southern trains between Clapham Junction and Milton Keynes Central will not run.

Passengers are advised to use London Underground between Victoria and Euston and then London Midland services between London Euston and Watford Junction / Milton Keynes Central.

Planning your Journey

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

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

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

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

Buses replace trains between Hastings and Ashford International on Sunday 29 March

 

Engineering work is taking place between Hastings and Ashford International closing the lines.

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 

Revised services to / from and via Southampton Central until 15:20 on Sunday 29 March 2015

 

Engineering work is taking place between Eastleigh and Brockenhurst and between Romsey and Woolston.

CrossCountry trains are replaced by buses between Eastleigh and Bournemouth. 

First Great Western trains are diverted between Romsey and Fareham and will not call at Southampton Central but will call additionally at Chandlers Ford and Eastleigh. Passengers should use South West Trains services between Eastleigh and Southampton Central.

South West Trains are replaced by buses between Eastleigh and Southampton Central with some buses extended to Brockenhurst and Bournemouth. Also between Romsey and Southampton Central / Woolston.

Buses will not call at Beaulieu Road. Passengers to / from this station should use the help points to arrange alternative transport.

Journey times will extended bu 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

Buses replace trains between Purley and Caterham / Tattenham Corner on Sunday 29 March 2015

 

Engineering work is taking place between South Croydon and Purley closing some lines.

Until 06:00, Gatwick Express trains are replaced by buses between London Victoria and Gatwick Airport.

Southern trains are replaced by buses between Purley and Caterham / Tattenham Corner.

Trains will not call at Purley Oaks. Passengers are advised to travel to / from Sanderstead for Purley Oaks.

Planning your Journey

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

Buses replace trains between Three Bridges and Brighton / Lewes on Sunday 29 March 2015

 

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

Buses replace trains between Three Bridges and Brighton / Lewes.

Thameslink will run a reduced service of 2 trains per hour between London Blackfriars and Three Bridges.

Planning your journey

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

Amended Southern services from Monday 30 March to Thursday 2 April 2015

 

Engineering work is taking place across the Southern network with the following trains amended:

Monday to Wednesday

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

22:16 London Victoria to Bognor Regis will be replaced by a bus between Littlehampton and Bognor Regis

22:32 London Victoria to Chichester will be replaced by a bus between Littlehampton and Chichester

22:33 Brighton to Chichester will be replaced by a bus between Littlehampton and Chichester

23:12 Southampton Central to Barnham will be replaced by a bus between Littlehampton and Barnham

23:15 Portsmouth Harbour to Littlehampton will not run and will be replaced by a bus

23:52 Chichester to Littlehampton will not run and will be replaced by a bus

An additional service will run at 23:04 from Portsmouth Harbour to Littlehampton calling at Portsmouth & Southsea, Fratton, Havant, Chichester, Barnham, Ford and Littlehampton

Monday to Thursday

00:14 London Victoria to Gatwick Airport will not call at Coulsdon South, Merstham and Redhill, a connecting bus will run from Purley calling at all stations to 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 

Amended service in the Dorking area from Friday 3 to Tuesday 7 April 2015

 

Engineering work is taking place in the Dorking area with some lines closed.

On Friday, Saturday and Monday, Southern will run to an amended Saturday service between London Victoria and Dorking / Horsham. On Sunday, services between London Victoria and Dorking will be replaced by buses between Epsom and Dorking.

On Tuesday, Southern services between London Victoria and Horsham will not call at Holmwood, Ockley or Warnham, buses will run between Dorking and Horsham, calling at Holmwood, Ockley and Warnham. Also on Tuesday, some services which normally run between London Victoria and Dorking will start from / terminate at Epsom.

South West Trains services will be subject to minor delays and retimings for the duration of this work.

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 Friday 3, Saturday 4 and Monday 6 April 2015

 

Because of reduced platform capacity at London Bridge 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

Amended service between Highbury & Islington / Dalston Junction and West Croydon / Clapham Junction / New Cross / Crystal Palace from Friday 3 to Sunday 5 April 2015

 

Engineering work is taking place between Highbury & Islington and Shadwell and also between New Cross Gate and West Croydon / Crystal Palace.

On Friday and Saturday, London Overground will operate up to four trains per hour between Shadwell and West Croydon, Shadwell / Canada Water and Clapham Junction and also between Shadwell / Canada Water and New Cross.

On Sunday, until approximately 08:30, London Overground will operate up to four trains per hour between Shadwell and New Cross Gate and from approximately 08:30 to 12:00 up to two trains per hour between Shadwell and West Croydon. After 12:00, up to four trains per hour will run between Shadwell and West Croydon, Shadwell / Canada Water and Clapham Junction and also between Shadwell / Canada Water and New Cross.    

For the duration of this work valid rail tickets will be accepted on London buses between Highbury & Islington and Dalston Junction, replacement buses between Dalston Kingsland (calling at Dalston Junction) and Shadwell, on London Underground entering / exiting at Canada Water and Stratford and on London buses between Sydenham and Crystal Palace. Also on Sunday until approximately 08:30, valid rail tickets will be accepted on Southern buses between New Cross Gate and West Croydon.

On Sunday until 08:30, Southern services will be replaced by buses between London Bridge and West Croydon (via Sydenham). 

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

Major improvement works affecting trains between Watford Junction and London Euston from Friday 3 to Monday 6 April 2015

 

In the past 15 years, the number of trains using the West Coast Main Line has doubled - and it's getting busier. Much of the infrastructure around Watford dates from the 1960s and with trains running around the clock it's becoming increasingly unreliable.

During the Easter bank holiday weekend, Network Rail scheduled improvement works will take place, replacing tracks all around the Watford area, renewing the signalling system and replacing overhead lines too. The works will help make the route more reliable and robust,  resulting in fewer delays, better punctuality and providing more comfortable journeys.  

The Improvement works, when complete, will:

  • Renew all signalling between Kings Langley and Bushey allowing greater flexibility and quicker return to a normal service after disruption
  • Lay over 15km (9 miles) of new track giving a smoother journey
  • Modify the overhead line equipment to make it more reliable       
  • Reconstruct Orphanage Road Bridge to allow for future line speeds of 125 mph

Work to improve the West Coast Main Line, planned for 14/15 and 21/22 February, has been cancelled to maintain a direct route between the West Midlands and London. The work was to take place in Watford over two weekends and would have blocked the main line from London Euston. Passengers would have been redirected onto trains on the Chiltern route between Birmingham, Banbury and London Marylebone, but that was blocked by a huge landslide and will remain closed for several weeks.

London Midland services between London Euston and Tring / Milton Keynes Central / Northampton will not run.

On Friday, Saturday and Monday, London Euston to Birmingham New Street / Crewe services will run between Northampton and Birmingham New Street / Crewe only. A half hourly train service will run between Hemel Hempstead and Northampton. Trains between Birmingham New Street and Birmingham International / Coventry / Northampton will run to an amended timetable. Buses will run between Stanmore (London Underground) / Watford Junction and Hemel Hempstead.

On Sunday, trains between London Euston and Birmingham New Street / Crewe will run between Northampton and Birmingham New Street / Crewe only. Until 10:00, replacement buses will operate between London Euston and Milton Keynes Central / Northampton and after 10:00, replacement buses will operate between London Euston and Hemel Hempstead / Milton Keynes Central / Northampton, with a special hourly train service running between Hemel Hempstead and Milton Keynes Central.  

Buses will replace trains between Watford Junction and St Albans Abbey. 

No Southern service will run between Watford Junction and Clapham Junction. Passengers may travel via London Underground, London Midland and London Overground services.

Virgin Trains services will start / terminate at either Rugby or Milton Keynes Central. Passengers should use London Midland services between London Euston and  Milton Keynes Central.

Planning your Journey

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

Amended service between Havant and Barnham on Sunday 5 April

 

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

First Great Western

Trains will start / terminate at Portsmouth Harbour and passengers should change at Barnham for Southern services to / from Brighton. 

Southern

Buses replace trains between Barnham and Southampton Central and also between Havant and 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

Amended service between Haywards Heath and Preston Park / Lewes until 06:05 on Sunday 05 April

 

Engineering work is taking place between Haywards Heath and Preston Park / Lewes with all lines closed.

01:00, 04:00 London Victoria to Brighton, bus replaces train between Haywards Heath and Brighton.

04:15 Brighton to London Victoria, bus replaces train between Brighton and Three Bridges.

Planning your Journey

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

Revised services through Tulse Hill on Sunday 5 April 2015

 

Engineering work is taking place between Balham and Tulse Hill and Crystal Palace closing some lines.

Thameslink will run a reduce service of two trains per hour between London Blackfriars and Brighton.

Southern trains are replaced by buses between Balham and West Croydon calling at Streatham Hill, Tulse Hill, West Norwood, Gipsy Hill, Crystal Palace, Anerley, Norwood Junction and Selhurst.

Planning your Journey

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

CANCELLED - Engineering work between Eastleigh and St Denys on Sunday 5 April

 

The engineering work scheduled to take place between Eastleigh and St Denys has been cancelled.

Planning your Journey

The Journey Planners have been amended to reflect the cancellation of the engineering work, so to get options for your journey please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Amended Southern services from Tuesday 7 until Friday 10 April

 

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

Tuesday to Thursday

22:47 London Victoria to Hastings will be replaced by a bus between Polegate and Hastings.

23:22 Hastings to Brighton will terminate at Eastbourne.

23:28 Brighton to Eastbourne will be replaced by a bus between Polegate and Eastbourne.

Wednesday to Friday

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

Additional services will operate between Polegate and Brighton calling at Lewes, Falmer, Moulsecoomb, London Road 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 Fratton / Portsmouth & Southsea and Portsmouth Harbour on Saturday 11 andf Sunday 12 April 2015

 

Engineering work is taking place between Portsmouth & Southsea and Portsmouth Harbour with all lines closed.

Buses replace trains between Fratton / Portsmouth & Southsea and Portsmouth Harbour.

Planning your Journey

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

Amended service between Mitcham Junction / West Croydon and Wimbledon / Epsom on Sunday 12 April 2015

 

Engineering work is taking place between Mitcham Junction / West Croydon and Wimbledon / Epsom with all lines closed.

Southern

Buses replace trains between Streatham Common / West Croydon and Epsom via Mitcham Junction.

Thameslink 

Trains will not run between Wimbledon and Sutton.

The London Blackfriars to Sutton via Mitcham Junction service will not run.

Passengers should use local buses to between Wimbledon and Sutton and buse operated by Southern between Streatham and Sutton via Mitcham Junction.

Planning your Journey

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

Buses replace trains between Barnham and Bognor Regis on Sunday 12 April 2015

 

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

Buses replace trains between Barnham and 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

Buses replace trains between Basingstoke and Eastleigh on Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 April 2015

 

Engineering work is taking place between Basingstoke and Eastleigh closing all lines.

Buses will replace trains between Basingstoke and Eastleigh.

CrossCountry trains are diverted between Basingstoke and Southampton Central and will not call at Winchester or Southampton Parkway.

South West Trains between London Waterloo and Weymouth will be diverted between Woking and Southampton Central, calling at Guildford, Havant and Fareham and will leave London Waterloo earlier than normal.  

Trains between London Waterloo and Portsmouth Harbour via Basingstoke will run between Eastleigh and Portsmouth Harbour.

Trains between London Waterloo and Portsmouth Harbour via Guildford will call at all stations between Haslemere and Portsmouth Harbour. Trains from Portsmouth Harbour will depart earlier than normal.

Trains between London Waterloo and Portsmouth & Southsea will run between London Waterloo and Guildford. Passengers to / from Portsmouth & Southsea should use alternative trains.

Trains between London Waterloo and Poole will run between Eastleigh and Poole

Sunday only, Southern trains are replaced by buses between Eastleigh and Southampton Central.

Journey times will be extended by at least 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 services between London Victoria / Bedford and Epsom / Brighton / West Croydon on Sunday 19 April

 

Engineering work is taking place between Battersea Park and Clapham Junction and also between Selhurst and Purley closing some lines.

Gatwick Express trains between 00:30 and 06:00 on Sunday morning, buses will replace trains between London Victoria and Gatwick Airport.

London Victoria to Gatwick Airport trains will depart at 29 and 59 minutes past each hour and Gatwick Airport to London Victoria trains will depart at 05 and 35 minutes past each hour.

Thameslink trains will be reduced to 2 trains per hour between London Blackfriars and Sutton / Brighton.

Southern trains between London Victoria and Sutton / Epsom / West Croydon / Brighton will be reduced and retimed.

Some earlier morning trains are diverted and will have there journey times slightly extended.

London Bridge to East Croydon trains via Streatham are diverted to run between London Bridge and West Croydon.

Planning your Journey

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Buses replace trains between Brighton and Lewes on Sunday 19 April

 

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

Buses replace trains between Brighton and Lewes.

Planning your Journey

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Amended Southern services from Monday 20 to Friday 24 April

 

Engineering work is taking place over some parts of the Southern network.

Monday to Thursday

22:04 / 23:04 London Bridge to Uckfield are replaced by buses between Oxted and Uckfield.

23:47 London Victoria to Oxted is replaced by a bus between East Croydon and Oxted.

23:22 Hastings to Brighton will run non stop between Lewes and Brighton. A bus will run between Lewes and Brighton calling at all stations.

Tuesday to Friday

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

00:04 Brighton to West Worthing is replaced by a bus throughout.

Planning your Journey

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Buses replace trains between Basingstoke and Eastleigh on Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 April

 

Engineering work is taking place in the Winchester area on Saturday and Sunday closing all lines and also on Sunday in the Eastleigh area with most lines closed.

On Saturday, replacement buses will run between Basingstoke and Eastleigh and on Sunday replacement buses will run between Basingstoke and Southampton Central.

All weekend, CrossCountry services are diverted between Basingstoke and Southampton Central and will not call at Winchester or Southampton Parkway.

All weekend, South West Trains services between London Waterloo and Weymouth will be diverted between Woking and Southampton Central, calling at Guildford, Havant and Fareham. On Sunday, trains will depart London Waterloo earlier than normal. A revised train service will run between London Waterloo and Basingstoke.   

On Saturday, revised trains services will run between Eastleigh and Portsmouth, Eastleigh and Poole and also between Eastleigh and  Weymouth. Local stopping services in the Southampton area will be revised to connect with other altered services.

On Sunday, services between London Waterloo and Poole will only run between Southampton Central and Poole.

A train service will run between Eastleigh and Portsmouth Harbour using a line which will remain open. Replacement buses will run between Basingstoke and Southampton Central, connecting at Eastleigh with these services.  

Services between Romsey and Salisbury will be replaced by buses between Romsey and Southampton Central via Eastleigh.  

Also on Sunday, Southern services are replaced by buses between Eastleigh and Southampton Central.

Planning your Journey  

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No trains between Clapham Junction and Kensington Olympia on Sunday 26 April

 

Engineering work is taking place between Clapham Junction and Kensington Olympia closing the line.

London Overground services between Clapham Junction and Willesden Junction (High Level) / Stratford will start from / terminate at Kensington Oympia. Valid rail tickets will be accepted on London Buses between Clapham Junction and Kensington Olympia. 

Southern services between Clapham Junction and Watford Junction will not run. Passengers are advised to use London Underground between Victoria and Euston and then London Midland services between London Euston and Watford Junction.

Planning your Journey

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

Amended service between West Hampstead Thameslink / Peckham Rye and Streatham on Sunday 26 April

 

Engineering work is taking place between Kentish Town and Loughborough Junction, Herne Hill and Streatham and also between Peckham Rye and Streatham with various line closures. No trains will be able to run through central London. 

Thameslink services between Bedford and Brighton will run to a revised timetable. Trains will run between Bedford and London St Pancras International (High Level) and a reduced service of two trains per hour will run between London Bridge (Low Level) and Brighton. Passengers should use the London Underground to complete their journey across central London. Overnight, when the Tube is not running, replacement buses will run between West Hampstead Thameslink / London St Pancras International and London Bridge.  

Services between London Blackfriars and Sevenoaks will be diverted to run to / from London Victoria and will not call at Elephant & Castle or London Blackfriars. Passengers should use London Underground services to / from London Victoria.  

Services between Luton, Wimbledon and Sutton and between St Albans, Mitcham and Sutton will run to a revised timetable. Services will run between Luton and West Hampstead Thameslink and between London Bridge (Low Level) and Streatham. Services will run non-stop between London Bridge and Sutton, then call at St Helier, Wimbledon and Tooting to / from Streatham. Passengers should use London Underground services or local buses to complete their journey if travelling to / from London Blackfriars, Elephant & Castle Loughborough Junction, Herne Hill or Tulse Hill. Passengers travelling to / from Mitcham Eastfields, Mitcham Junction, Hackbridge and Carshalton should use alternative Southern services.    

Southern services to / from London Victoria will be retimed and reduced on the Brighton / West Croydon and Sutton routes. Replacement buses will operate between London Bridge and Streatham Common (via Tulse Hill). 

Planning your Journey

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

No trains through Epsom until 16:30 on Sunday 26 April

 

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

South West Trains services between London Waterloo and Dorking and between London Waterloo and Guildford (via Leatherhead) will run between London Waterloo and Ewell West.  

Replacement buses will run between Ewell West and Dorking and also between Ewell West and Effingham Junction.

Additional trains will run between Surbiton and Guildford via Effingham Junction to connect with the bus services.

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

Planning your Journey

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Buses replace trains between Lewes and Eastbourne on Sunday 26 April

 

Engineering work is taking place between Glynde and Hampden Park closing the lines.

Replacement buses will run between Lewes and Eastbourne with extended journey times of approximately 45 minutes.

Planning your Journey 

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Buses replace trains between Oxted and Uckfield on Sunday 26 April

 

Engineering work is taking place between Edenbridge Town and Uckfield closing the line.

Replacement buses will run between Oxted and Uckfield.

Planning your Journey

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Amended Southern services from Monday 27 April to Friday 1 May

 

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

Monday to Thursday 

The 22:04 and 23:04 London Bridge to Uckfield services are replaced by buses between Oxted and Uckfield. 

The 22:16 London Victoria to Bognor Regis will be diverted after Angmering to terminate at Littlehampton. A replacement bus will run from Littlehampton to Bognor Regis.

Tuesday to Friday

The 00:05 London Victoria to Worthing / Eastbourne service will terminate at Three Bridges. An additional service will operate at 02:05 from Brighton to Worthing / Eastbourne.

Replacement buses will operate between Three Bridges and Brighton as follows:

01:00, 02:00, 05:05 Three Bridges to Brighton, calling at Haywards Heath

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

Planning your Journey

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Amended London Bridge to Horsham service on Saturday 2 May

 

Reduced platform capacity at London Bridge.

The service between London Bridge and Horsham will run between East Croydon and Horsham,  passengers should use alternative services between London Bridge and East Croydon.

Planning your Journey

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Buses replace trains between Tulse Hill and Streatham Common until 08:45 on Sunday 3 May

 

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

Until 08:45, buses will replace trains between Tulse Hill and Streatham Common.

Planning Your Journey

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No trains between South Croydon and Hurst Green on Sunday 3 May

 

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

Hourly train services will run between Hurst Green and East Grinstead / Uckfield.

Buses will run between Purley and Hurst Green, calling at Riddlesdown, Upper Warlingham, Woldingham, Oxted and Hurst Green.

Passengers at Sanderstead are advised to use alternative services from Purley Oaks.

Planning Your Journey

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Amended service between Selhurst and Purley on Sunday 3 May

 

Engineering work is taking place between Selhurst and Purley with various line closures.

Southern services between London Victoria and Brighton will be retimed and reduced.

Gatwick Express

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 service.

Planning Your Journey

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Buses replace trains between Three Bridges and Billingshurst on Sunday 3 May

 

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

Buses replace trains between Three Bridges and Billingshurst.

Planning your Journey

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Amended Great Northern services from Monday 4 to Friday 8 May

 

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

Monday to Thursday

22:22, 23:22 London Kings Cross to Peterborough will not call at Arlesey. Connecting buses will run between Hitchin and Arlesey, Arlesey passengers for Peterborough should use buses to Hitchin.

Tuesday to Thursday

00:35 London Kings Cross to Peterborough will not call at Arlesey. Connecting buses will run between Hitchin and Arlesey, Arlesey passengers for Peterborough should use buses to Hitchin.

22:14, 23:14 London Kings Cross to Kings Lynn, buses replace trains between Ely and Kings Lynn.

Planning your Journey

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Buses replace trains between Crystal Palace and Beckenham Junction on Monday 4 May

 

Engineering work is taking place between Crystal Palace and Beckenham Junction with all lines closed.

Buses replace trains between Crystal Palace and Beckenham Junction.

Planning Your Journey

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Amended London Bridge to Horsham service on Monday 4 May

 

Reduced platform capacity at London Bridge.

The service between London Bridge and Horsham will run between East Croydon and Horsham, passengers should use alternative services between London Bridge and East Croydon.

Planning your Journey

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Amended Southern services from Tuesday 5 to Friday 8 May

 

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

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

00:14 (Wednesday to Friday) London Victoria to Gatwick Airport will not call at Coulsdon South, Merstham and Redhill, a connecting bus will run from Purley to Horley calling at Coulsdon South, Merstham and Redhill.

Planning your Journey

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Buses replace trains between Worthing and Brighton on Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 May

 

Engineering work is taking place between Worthing and Hove closing all lines.

Buses replace trains between Worthing and Hove.

Planning your Journey

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

Amended 07:30 Southampton Central to Brighton on Sunday 10 May

 

Engineering work is taking place between Cosham and Bedhampton closing some lines.

The 07:30 Southampton Central to Brighton will be replaced by buses between Southampton Central and Havant to connect with a train service. This train service will then terminate at Littlehampton.

Planning your Journey

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Buses replace trains between Polegate and Pevensey & Westham until 07:55 on Sunday 10 May

 

Engineering work is taking place between Polegate and Pevensey & Westham closing all lines.

Buses replace trains between Polegate and Pevensey & Westham

Planning your Journey

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Buses replace trains between Purley and Redhill on Sunday 10 May

 

Engineering work is taking place between Purlay and Redhill closing some lines.

Buses replace trains between Purley and Redhill.

Planning your Journey

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No trains between New Cross Gate and Sydenham until 08:30 on Sunday 10 May

 

Engineering work is taking place between New Cross Gate and Sydenham closing all lines.

Southern services will be replaced by buses bewteen London Bridge and Norwood Junction.

London Overground services will run between Highbury & Islington / Dalston Junction and New Cross Gate. Passengers may use Southern replacement buses and London buses between New Cross Gate and Crystal Palace / West Croydon.

Planning Your Journey

These changes to Southern 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 London Overground 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

A reduced service between Battersea Park and Balham on Sunday 10 May

 

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

A reduced service will be in operation between London Victoria and Epsom / Brighton / Caterham.

Planning Your Journey

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Amended Southern services from Monday 11 to Friday 15 May

 

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

22:04, 23:04 (Monday to Thursday) London Bridge to Uckfield, buses replace trains between Oxted and Uckfield.

23:47 (Monday to Thursday) London Victoria to Hastings, bus replaces train between Eastbourne and Hastings.

00:42 (Tuesday to Friday) East Croydon to London Bridge will not run, passengers should use Thameslink services between London Blackfriars and East Croydon.

Planning your Journey

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Amended service in the Gatwick Airport area on Sunday 17 May

 

Engineering work is taking place in the Gatwick Airport area with various line closures.

Due to capacity constraints on the approaches to Gatwick Airport, First Great Western services from Reading to Gatwick Airport will be retimed to arrive Gatwick Airport a few minutes later than normal.

Until approximately 06:00, buses will replace overnight Gatwick Express services. From approximately 06:00, a full Gatwick Express service will operate.

A reduced and retimed Southern service will operate between London Victoria and Brighton. 

Planning your Journey

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Amended 00:05 London Victoria to Eastbourne service on Sunday 17 May

 

Overnight engineering work is taking place between Plumpton and Glynde / Seaford with the following train amended.

The 00:05 London Victoria to Eastbourne service will be diverted to terminate at Brighton. A replacement bus will run between Brighton and Eastbourne.

Planning your Journey

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Buses replace trains between Oxted and East Grinstead and between Oxted and Uckfield on Sunday 17 May

 

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

Buses replace trains between Oxted and East Grinstead and between Oxted and Uckfield.

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Buses replace trains between Crystal Palace and Sutton (via Norwood Junction / Selhurst) on Sunday 17 May

 

Engineering work is taking place between Sydenham and West Croydon with various line closures.

London Overground services between Highbury & Islington / Dalston Junction and West Croydon will be diverted to start / terminate at Crystal Palace. Valid rail tickets will be accepted on Southern services between Sydenham / Crystal Palace and West Croydon.

Southern services will be replaced by buses between Crystal Palace and Sutton (via Norwood Junction / Selhurst).

Planning your Journey

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Buses replace trains between Robertsbridge and Hastings and also between Bexhill and Ashford International on Sunday 17 May

 

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

Southeastern services between London Charing Cross and Hastings are replaced by buses between Robertsbridge and Hastings.

Southern services between Brighton and Ashford International are replaced by buses between Bexhill and Ashford International.

Planning your Journey

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Amended Southern services from Monday 18 to Friday 22 May

 

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

From Monday to Thursday, the 22:32 London Victoria to Chichester service will be diverted to terminate at Barnham. A replacement bus will run from Barnham to Chichester.

From Tuesday to Friday, the 00:05 London Victoria to Eastbourne service will be diverted to terminate at Brighton. A replacement bus will run from Brighton to Eastbourne.

Planning your journey

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Amended service between London Bridge and Horsham on Saturday 23 and Monday 25 May

 

Engineering work at London Bridge means there are less platforms available for trains going into and out of the station.

Trains that usually run between London Bridge and Horsham will run between East Croydon and Horsham only.

This engineering work does not affect services on Sunday 24 May.

Planning your Journey

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Buses replace trains between Horsham and Littlehampton on Sunday 24 May

 

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

Buses will replace trains between Horsham and Littlehampton.

Additional trains will run between Bognor Regis and Littlehampton.

Planning your Journey

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