Planned Changes to Train Times
Details of planned engineering works on the Southern network.
Planned engineering work
- To maintain and improve the railway, Network Rail carries out regular planned engineering works on the Southern network
- Work normally takes place at weekends or after 10 pm – but occasionally services are impacted at other times
- Information will be available here as soon as it is available
- Please check before travelling, and see our live departures and arrivals for up-to-the-minute information
Planning a journey or buying a ticket in advance?
To help plan your journey in advance, we have worked with our industry partners to upload the dates and locations of planned engineering works into the engineering works calendar below.
Normally, the timetable for any particular day is confirmed 12 weeks in advance. Due to the volume of jointly agreed engineering work taking place to improve the network, Network Rail and Southern will be confirming timetables closer to the date of travel. Wherever possible we've highlighted those affected journeys in our journey planner using a warning alert.
You can still book tickets in advance and our Advance fares are available up until the day before travel. If you buy a ticket in advance and the journey is changed then you can either check how the service has been changed and continue to travel or apply for a refund.
Check for planned engineering work on your route
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Planned engineering work for Today
Buses replace late night / early morning trains between Eastbourne and Hastings from Monday 24 to Friday 28 February
24 February - 28 February 2020 11:59 PM
Southern between London Victoria / Brighton and Hastings / Ore / Ashford International
Engineering work is taking place between Hampden Park and Bexhill, closing lines overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning.
Between 21:55 and 04:55 each night, buses will replace trains between Eastbourne and Hastings.
Check before you travel:
You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner
Replacement Bus Travel Advice:
You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages.
Bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time, unless fully folded. More travel advice for your replacement bus journey is available by selecting the Train Operating Company you are travelling with here.