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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.

Buses replace trains between West Croydon and Sutton / Epsom Downs on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 September

 

Network Rail are carrying out engineering work between West Croydon and Sutton, closing all lines.

On Saturday, buses will replace trains between West Croydon and Sutton / Epsom Downs.

On Sunday, buses will replace trains between West Croydon and Sutton.

Check before you travel:

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

Bicycles:

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

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Buses replace trains between Purley and Caterham / Tattenham Corner on Sunday 24 September

 

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

A reduced service will operate between London Victoria and Brighton. London Victoria to Caterham / Tattenham Corner services will terminate at South Croydon. A rail replacement bus service will operate between Purley and Caterham and between Purley and Tattenham Corner. Please note services will not call at Purley Oaks. All customers are advised to use Sanderstead for trains towards London.

Check before you travel:

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

Bicycles:

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

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

No trains at Tonbridge on Sunday 24 September

 

Network Rail is carrying out engineering work in the Tonbridge area closing all lines.

Buses will replace trains between:

  • Sevenoaks and Tunbridge Wells / Wadhurst
  • Sevenoaks and Paddock Wood
  • Edenbridge and Tonbridge

Some early morning trains from Hastings to London Charing Cross are replaced by buses from Hastings to Sevenoaks.

Check before you travel:

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

Bicycles:

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

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Buses replace trains between Barnham and Brighton on Sunday 24 September

 

Network Rail is carrying out engineering work between Angmering and Brighton, closing all lines.

Great Western Railway

Buses will replace trains between Barnham and Brighton. Customers for the 21:46 Brighton to Portsmouth Harbour service are advised to use Southern's replacement bus service between Brighton and Barnham, and Southern's rail service from Barnham to Portsmouth Harbour.

Southern

Buses will replace trains between Littlehampton and Brighton.

Check before you travel:

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

Bicycles:

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

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Buses replace trains between Woldingham and East Grinstead / Uckfield on Saturday 30 September and Sunday 1 October

 

Network Rail are carrying out engineering work between Woldingham and East Grinstead / Uckfield.

Buses will replace trains between Woldingham and East Grinstead / Uckfield.

Check before you travel:

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

Bicycles:

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

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

No Southern service between Shepherds Bush and Watford Junction / Milton Keynes Central from 21:00 on Saturday 30 September until 12:00 on Sunday 1 October

 

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

From 21:00 on Saturday until 12:00 on Sunday, trains that usually run between East Croydon and Watford Junction / Milton Keynes Central will be amended to run between Clapham Junction and Shepherds Bush only.

If you are travelling to Watford Junction / Milton Keynes Central you should travel to London Euston on London Underground services and use London Midland services between London Euston and Watford Junction / Milton Keynes Central.

Check before you travel:

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

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

Bicycles:

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

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

No trains between London Bridge / New Cross Gate and Norwood Junction via Sydenham on Sunday 1 October

 

Network Rail are carrying out engineering work between New Cross Gate and Norwood Junction, closing some lines.

London Overground - No service between New Cross Gate and West Croydon. Rail replacement buses will run as follows: (bus starts at London Bridge) - New Cross Gate - Brockley - Honor Oak Park - Forest Hill - Sydenham - Crystal Palace - Anerley (also for Penge West) - Norwood Junction - Selhurst - West Croydon. No service between Sydenham and Crystal Palace. Rail replacement buses will run as follows: New Cross Gate - Brockley - Honor Oak Park - Forest Hill - Sydenham - Crystal Palace.

Southern - Replacement buses will run between London Bridge and Crystal Palace / West Croydon via Sydenham.

Check before you travel:

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

Bicycles:

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

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Buses replace trains between Brighton and Lewes on Sunday 1 October

 

Network Rail is carrying out engineering work between Brighton and Lewes closing the line.

Buses replace trains between Brighton and Lewes.

Check before you travel:

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

Bicycles:

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

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

No Southern service between Shepherds Bush and Watford Junction / Milton Keynes Central from 21:00 on Sunday 1 October

 

Engineering work is taking place between Wembley Central and Watford Junction / Milton Keynes Central, closing some lines.

From 21:00, trains that usually run between East Croydon and Watford Junction / Milton Keynes Central will be amended to run between Clapham Junction and Shepherds Bush only.

If you are travelling to Watford Junction / Milton Keynes Central you should travel to London Euston on London Underground services and use London Midland services between London Euston and Watford Junction / Milton Keynes Central.

Check before you travel:

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

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

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Buses replace trains between Streatham and Sutton via Mitcham Junction on Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 October

 

Engineering work is taking place between Streatham and Sutton via Mitcham Junction, closing some lines.

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

Two trains per hour will run between Luton and Sutton via Wimbledon.

Check before you travel:

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

Bicycles:

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

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Buses replace trains between Three Bridges and Brighton / Lewes on Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 October

 

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

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

A reduced Southern service will run between London Victoria and Brighton via Littlehampton.

Thameslink services between London Bridge and Brighton will not run.

Thameslink services between Bedford and Brighton will run between Bedford and City Thameslink only.

Check before you travel:

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

Bicycles:

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

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

No Southern service between Shepherds Bush and Watford Junction until 16:00 on Sunday 8 October

 

Engineering work is taking place between Shepherds Bush and Wembley Central, closing some lines.

Until 16:00 on Sunday, trains that usually run between East Croydon and Watford Junction / Milton Keynes Central will be amended to run between Clapham Junction and Shepherds Bush only.

If you are travelling between Shepherds Bush and Watford Junction, you are advised to use to following services:

  • Alternative Southern services between Clapham Junction and London Victoria
  • London Underground services between London Victoria and London Euston
  • London Midland services between London Euston and Watford Junction

Check before you travel:

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

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

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

No late trains at Earlswood and Salfords from Monday 9 to Thursday 12 October

 

Each night between 21:00 and 05:00, Network Rail is carrying out engineering work between Redhill and Horley closing some lines.

Trains will not call at Earlswood and Salfords. Replacement buses will run between Redhill and Three Bridges calling at all stations.

Check before you travel:

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

Bicycles:

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

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Amended 23:04 London Bridge to Uckfield from Monday 9 to Thursday 12 October

 

Network Rail is carrying out early morning engineering work between Oxted and Uckfield closing the line.

The 23:04 London Bridge to Uckfield is replaced by a bus between Oxted and Uckfield.

Check before you travel:

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

Bicycles:

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

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Amended Southern service on Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 October

 

Network Rail are carrying out engineering work between Purley and Earlswood, closing some lines.

A reduced service will operate on the Brighton Main Line on Saturday and Sunday.

Check before you travel:

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

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Amended service between East Croydon and Gatwick Airport on Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 October

 

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

Thameslink services between London Bridge and Brighton will not run. Trains between Bedford and Brighton will call additionally at Balcombe. On Sunday, these services will also call additionally at Preston Park.

It is not yet known how Gatwick Express or Southern services will be affected. Please check back nearer the time.

Check before you travel:

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

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Buses replace trains between Arundel / Angmering / Littlehampton and Bognor Regis on Sunday 15 October

 

Network Rail is carrying out engineering work between Arundel / Angmering / Littlehampton and Barnham closing all lines.

Buses replace trains between Arundel / Angmering / Littlehampton and Bognor Regis.

Check before you travel:

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

Bicycles:

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

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

No Southern Trains to / from London Victoria on Sunday 15 October

 

Network Rail are carrying out engineering work between London Victoria and Streatham Hill / Streatham Common, closing various lines.

No Southern trains will operate to / from London Victoria. An amended Southern Main Line / Metro service will operate with trains diverted to start / terminate at London Bridge. A replacement bus service will operate between London Victoria and East Croydon / Balham and Streatham Hill.

Check before you travel:

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

Bicycles:

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

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Amended 23:47 London Victoria to Hastings from Monday 16 to Thursday 19 October

 

Network Rail are carrying out engineering work between Eastbourne and Hastings, closing the line.

The 23:47 London Victoria to Hastings service will terminate at Eastbourne. A replacement bus will be provided between Eastbourne and Hastings.

Check before you travel:

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

Bicycles:

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

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

No trains between Haywards Heath and Seaford / Polegate on Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 October

 

Network Rail is carrying out engineering work in the Lewes area, closing some lines.

Trains will not run between Haywards Heath and Seaford / Polegate.

On Saturday, buses will run between:

  • Haywards Heath and Lewes / Polegate
  • Lewes and Seaford / Eastbourne

On Sunday, buses will run between:

  • Haywards Heath and Brighton / Eastbourne
  • Brighton and Seaford

Check before you travel:

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

Bicycles:

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

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Amended trains between London Victoria and Tonbridge / Brighton on Sunday 22 October

 

Network Rail is carrying out engineering work between Purley and Gatwick Airport closing some lines.

Gatwick Express will operate as follows:

  • On the hour and 30 minutes past the hour from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport.
  • 20 and 50 minutes past the hour from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria.

Southern will run a reduced service between London Victoria and Brighton.

Trains between London Victoria and Tonbridge will run between Redhill and Tonbridge only. Customers should use alternative trains between London Victoria and Redhill.

Check before you travel:

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

If you are travelling with Southern, these changes are not currently shown in the Journey Planner.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

No trains to / from Crystal Palace on Sunday 22 October

 

Network Rail is carrying out engineering work in the Crystal Palace closing the line.

London Overground customers should use London Buses between Sydenham and Crystal Palace.

Southern replacement buses will run between Balham and West Croydon via Crystal Palace.

Check before you travel:

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

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

Bicycles:

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

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

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

 

Network Rail are carrying out engineering work between Leatherhead and Dorking, closing all lines.

South Western Railway services between London Waterloo and Dorking will terminate at Leatherhead, a replacement bus service will operate between Leatherhead and Dorking.

Southern trains will be replaced by buses between Epsom and Dorking.

Check before you travel:

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

If you are travelling with Southern, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Bicycles:

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

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Amended Southern services between Monday 23 and Friday 27 October from 22:30 until 05:25

 

Engineering work is taking place at various locations on the Southern network, closing some lines.

Monday to Friday:

Buses will replace trains between Leatherhead and Dorking from 22:30 until 05:25.

Buses replace trains between Brighton and West Worthing from 00:20 until 05:10.

The 23:47 London Victoria to Hastings will terminate at Eastbourne. A connecting rail replacement bus will operate between Eastbourne and Hastings.

Check before you travel:

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

Bicycles:

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

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Buses replace trains between Haywards Heath and Brighton / Lewes on Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 October

 

Engineering work is taking place between Haywards Heath and Brighton on Saturday and Sunday, closing all lines. The line between Haywards Heath and Lewes will also be closed on Sunday.

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

Gatwick Express services will not run between Gatwick Airport and Brighton.

Southern will run a reduced service between London and Brighton, via Lewes on Saturday and via Littlehampton on Sunday. As a result of this, some services between Littlehampton / Chichester and Brighton will be retimed.

Thameslink services between London Bridge and Brighton will not run.

On Saturday, two trains per hour will run in each direction between Bedford and Haywards Heath. Services will call additionally at Balcombe.

On Sunday, two trains per hour will run in each direction between Bedford and Three Bridges.

Check before you travel:

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

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

Bicycles:

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

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Reduced service via Streatham Common on Sunday 29 October

 

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

A reduced service will run between London and Sutton via Streatham Common.

Services between London Bridge and East Croydon will be diverted via Crystal Palace.

Check before you travel:

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

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Buses replace trains between Edenbridge and Tonbridge on Sunday 29 October

 

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

Buses will replace trains between Edenbridge and Tonbridge.

Check before you travel:

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

Bicycles:

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

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

No trains between Sutton and Dorking on Sunday 29 October

 

Engineering work is taking place between Sutton and Epsom, closing the line.

Trains between London Victoria and Dorking will terminate and start back from Sutton.

Buses will replace trains between Sutton and Epsom.

You should use South Western Railway services to travel between Epsom and Dorking.

Check before you travel:

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

Bicycles:

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

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Buses replace trains between Eastbourne and Ore from 21:55 until the end of service from Monday 30 October until Friday 3 November

 

Network Rail are carrying out engineering work between Eastbourne and Bexhill, closing some lines.

From 21:55 until the end of service a rail replacement bus service will replace trains between Eastbourne and Ore.

Check before you travel:

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

Bicycles:

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

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Revised 23:26 London Victoria to Horsham service from Monday 30 October until Friday 3 November

 

Network Rail are carrying out engineering work between Streatham and Sutton, closing some lines.

The 23:26 London Victoria to Horsham will run fast between Balham and Sutton not serving some stations. A replacement bus will operate to cover all stations missed.

Check before you travel:

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

Bicycles:

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

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Buses replace trains between Sanderstead and East Grinstead / Uckfield on Sunday 5 November

 

Network Rail is carry out east Croydon and Purley / East Grinstead / Uckfield closing some lines.

Trains between London Victoria and Brighton will run to a reduced services.

Buses replace trains between Sanderstead and East Grinstead / Uckfield. These buses are extended to run from / to Purley

Check before you travel:

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

Bicycles:

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

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Buses replace trains between Barnham and Brighton on Sunday 5 November

 

Network Rail is carrying out engineering work between Ford and Brighton closing the line.

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

Southern trains are replaced by buses between Brighton and Littlehampton.

Check before you travel:

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

Bicycles:

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

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

No trains at Redhill from 23:00 Saturday 11 until 08:30 Sunday 12 November

 

Engineering work is taking place between Purley and Gatwick Airport via Redhill, closing some lines.

Gatwick Express services will operate as follows:

  • On the hour and 30 minutes past the hour from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport.
  • 20 and 50 minutes past the hour from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria.

Great Western Railway services between Reading and Gatwick Airport will be replaced by buses between Reigate and Gatwick Airport via Redhill.

Southern replacement buses will run between Purley and Gatwick Airport calling at all station via Redhill. Unto 09:30 buses are extended to run to / from Billinghurst.

Thameslink replacement buses will run between Purley and Three Bridges.

Check before you travel:

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

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

Bicycles:

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

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Buses replace trains between Redhill and Reigate / Tonbridge on Sunday 12 November

 

Network Rail is carrying out engineering work in the Redhill area closing some line lines. This has resulted in limited access to platforms at Redhill station.

Great Western Railways replacement buses will run between Reigate and Gatwick Airport.

Southern replacement buses will run between Redhill and Tonbridge.

Check before you travel:

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

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

Bicycles:

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

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

No trains at Lewes on Sunday 12 November

 

Network Rail is carrying out engineering work in the Lewes are closing all lines.

Replacement buses will run between:

Haywards Heath ans Eastbourne

Brighton and Eastbourne

Brighton and Seaford

Check before you travel:

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

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

Bicycles:

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

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Buses replace trains between Sutton and Dorking on Sunday 12 November

 

Network Rail is carrying out engineering work between Leatherhead and Dorking closing the line.

South Western Railway - it is not yet known how South Western Railway are affected by this engineering work.

Southern replacement buses will run between Sutton and Dorking.

Check before you travel:

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

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

Bicycles:

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

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

No trains via Sydenham on Sunday 12 November

 

Network Rail are carrying out engineering work between New Cross Gate and Norwood Junction, closing some lines.

London Overground - No service between Highbury & Islington and West Croydon / Crystal Palace.

Customers should use alternative trains to / from New Cross. Local buses between New Cross and New Cross Gate and Southern replacement buses between New Cross and West Croydon.

Southern - Replacement buses will run between London Bridge and Crystal Palace / West Croydon via Sydenham.

Check before you travel:

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

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

Bicycles:

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

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

No trains to / from Portsmouth Harbour on Sunday 12 November

 

Network Rail is carrying out engineering work between Hilsea and Portsmouth Harbour closing all lines.

Buses will replace trains between Hilsea and Portsmouth Harbour.

Great Western Railway replacement buses will run between Fareham and Portsmouth Harbour. Customers traveling to / from Brighton will have to change at Fareham and use alternative rail services to complete their journeys.

Southern replacement buses will run between Havent and Portsmouth Harbour.

South Western Railway replacement buses will run between Fareham / Havant / Cosham and Portsmouth Harbour.

Check before you travel:

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

Bicycles:

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

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Buses replace trains between Reading and Bedwyn on Sunday 12 November

 

Network Rail is carrying out engineering work between Reading and Bedwyn, closing the line.

Trains between London Paddington and Penzance are diverted between Reading and Westbury via and calling additionally Swindon and trains will not call at Newbury or Pewsey.

A connecting bus service will run between Swindon and Pewsey.

Buses also replace trains between Reading and Bedwyn.

Check before you travel:

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

Bicycles:

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

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Amended Southern service to and from London Victoria on Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 November

 

Engineering work is taking place between Balham and Selhurst all weekend and between London Victoria and Clapham Junction on Sunday, closing some lines.

On Saturday, a heavily reduced Southern service will run to and from London Victoria, with some services being diverted to start and terminate at London Bridge.

Buses will replace trains between Balham and East Croydon via Selhurst.

On Sunday, buses will replace trains between London Victoria and Clapham Junction and also between Balham and East Croydon via Selhurst. Some services will be amended to start and terminate at London Bridge.

Some Thameslink services between Bedford and Brighton will call additionally at Balcombe and Preston Park.

Gatwick Express services will not run all weekend, you should use alternative Southern and Thameslink services to travel to and from Gatwick Airport.

Check before you travel:

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

Bicycles:

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

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Buses replace trains between Bexhill and Ashford International on Sunday 19 November

 

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

Buses will replace trains between Bexhill and Ashford International.

Check before you travel:

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

Bicycles:

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

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Buses replace trains between Barnham and Arundel / Angmering on Sunday 19 November

 

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

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

Great Western Railway services between Cardiff Central / Bristol Temple Meads and Brighton will run between Southampton Central and Portsmouth Harbour only.

Check before you travel:

If you are travelling with Southern, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

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

Bicycles:

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

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Buses replace trains between Three Bridges and Horsham from 01:00 Saturday 25 November until 04:00 on Monday 27 November

 

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

From 01:00 Saturday 25 November until 04:00, buses will replace trains between Three Bridges and Horsham.

Check before you travel:

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

Bicycles:

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

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

No trains between Clapham Junction and Willesden Junction on Sunday 26 November

 

Network Rail are carrying out engineering work between Clapham Junction and Willesden Junction, closing various lines.

No London Overground service will operate between Clapham Junction and Willesden Junction. Customers should use local buses via any reasonable route.

No Southern service will operate between Clapham Junction and Willesden Junction. Customers for Watford Junction should use London Underground between London Victoria and London Euston and London Midland services between London Euston and Watford Junction.

Check before you travel:

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

You can plan your journey on London Buses and London Underground by using the Transport for London Journey Planner

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Buses replace trains between Polegate and Hastings from 01:45 Sunday 26 November until 04:00 on Monday 27 November

 

Engineering work is taking place between Polegate and Hastings, closing the line.

A replacement bus service will run between Polegate and Hastings.

Check before you travel:

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

Bicycles:

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

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Amended 23:17 London Victoria to Chichester service on Saturday 2 December

 

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

The 23:17 London Victoria to Chichester service will be replaced by a bus between Barnham and Chichester.

Check before you travel:

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

Bicycles:

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

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Amended service between Redhill and Gatwick Airport from 23:00 on Saturday 2 and all day on Sunday 3 December

 

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

After 23:00 on Saturday and all day on Sunday, trains will not call at Earlswood or Salfords. Buses will run between Redhill and Horley, calling at these stations.

On Saturday evening, some bus services will be extended to Horsham / East Croydon to ensure that you are able to connect with alternative train services and complete your journey.

On Sunday, the 05:28 Three Bridges to London Victoria service will not call at Redhill. Connecting bus services will run; one from Horley to Redhill and one from Redhill to Purley.

Trains between London Victoria and Brighton will call additionally at Horley.

Gatwick Express will run an amended half hourly service between London Victoria and Gatwick Airport.

Check before you travel:

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

Bicycles:

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

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Buses replace trains between Streatham / West Croydon and Sutton until 09:15 on Sunday 3 December

 

Engineering work is taking place between Balham / West Croydon and Sutton until 09:15, closing the lines.

From the start of service until 09:15, buses will replace trains between Streatham and Sutton via Mitcham Junction. Bus journeys will be extended to Dorking because of further engineering work between Cheam and Dorking.

Buses will also replace trains between West Croydon and Sutton.

Check before you travel:

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

Bicycles:

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

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Buses replace trains between Sutton and Dorking on Sunday 3 December

 

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

Buses will replace trains between Sutton and Dorking.

South West Trains services to and from Dorking will be replaced by buses on both Saturday and Sunday. You can find more information on this here.

Check before you travel:

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

Bicycles:

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

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Buses replace trains between Brighton and Lewes on Sunday 3 December

 

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

Buses will replace trains between Brighton and Lewes.

Check before you travel:

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

Bicycles:

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

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

No Southern service between Shepherds Bush and Watford Junction until 16:00 on Sunday 3 December

 

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

From the start of service until 16:00 on Sunday, Southern services will not run between Shepherds Bush and Watford Junction.

You will be able to use your ticket on:

  • Alternative Southern services between Shepherds Bush / Clapham Junction and London Victoria
  • London Underground services between London Victoria and London Euston.
  • London Midland services between London Euston and Watford Junction.

Check before you travel:

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

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Buses replace trains between Horsham and Three Bridges until 07:30 on Sunday 3 December

 

Engineering work is taking place between Horsham and Three Bridges from the start of service until 07:30 on Sunday 3 December, closing the line.

Buses will replace trains between Horsham and Three Bridges.

Check before you travel:

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

Bicycles:

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

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Buses replace trains between Portsmouth Harbour and Eastleigh / Southampton Central / Barnham on Sunday 3 December

 

Engineering work is taking place between Fratton and Hamble / Eastleigh and also between Havant and Barnham, closing the lines.

Trains will not run between Portsmouth Harbour and Eastleigh / Southampton Central

Great Western Railway services will not run between Southampton Central and Portsmouth Harbour / Brighton. You should use the replacement bus services provided and alternative train services between Barnham and Brighton.

Southern services will not run between Southampton Central / Portsmouth Harbour and Barnham.

Southern services that usually run between London Victoria / Brighton and Portsmouth Harbour will be amended to run between London Victoria / Brighton and Bognor Regis only. Services between Brighton and Southampton Central will run between Brighton and Barnham only.

Buses will run between:

  • Southampton Central and Portsmouth Harbour
  • Havant and Barnham

Check before you travel:

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

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

Bicycles:

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

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.