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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?

Due to Coronavirus, planning engineering work is harder than usual. This means online journey planners, such as National Rail Enquiries, may only be updated with works close to when they are due to happen. To find out more simply click the date that you wish to travel on the calendar below to get the full details of planned works as well as if these works have been uploaded to online journey planners.

  • The furthest date that engineering work alterations have been included in online journey planners is available here
  • The furthest date Advance Fares have been released for is available here
  • Visit our Coronavirus page for current travel advice
  • Some tickets may not be available online during engineering works. If you're unable to find your usual ticket, please use the ticket vending machines or ask at the station ticket office

Always check before you travel using our Journey planner, National Rail Enquiries or download our On Track App.

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Planned engineering work for Today

Date:
17 January - 21 January 2022 11:59 PM

Routes affected:
Thameslink between London Blackfriars and Sutton Southern between London Bridge / London Victoria and Epsom

Engineering work is taking place in the Tulse Hill and Cheam areas, affecting Southern services via Sutton, and late-evening Thameslink trains which terminate at Sutton.

Thameslink:

The 23:21 London Blackfriars to Sutton service will terminate at Herne Hill, starting back towards London Blackfriars from there.

The 23:53 London Blackfriars to Sutton service (via Wimbledon) will be cancelled.

You may need to use an alternative route to get to your destination.

Your ticket will be accepted on TfL Buses between Central London, Wimbledon and Sutton.

You may also use South Western Railway services between London Waterloo and Wimbledon; Trams between Wimbledon, Mitcham Junction, West Croydon and East Croydon; and Tube services on any reasonable route. However, these routes have limited late-night services, and the Tube is also affected by major engineering works on the Northern Line.

Southern:

The 23:50 London Bridge to Epsom service will terminate at Sutton.

However, the 23:35 London Victoria to Epsom service will still be able to continue to Epsom. Therefore, this train will be held at Sutton so that it departs after 00:17. This will allow a connection from London Bridge to Cheam, Ewell East and Epsom, changing at Sutton.

Check before you travel:

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

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

 

Date:
17 January - 20 January 2022 11:59 PM

Routes affected:
Thameslink between Bedford and Brighton Southern between London Victoria and Brighton / Eastbourne

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

Thameslink

Buses will replace trains late night trains between Three Bridges and Brighton.

Southern

From 00:25 until 05:00 (Tuesday - Thursday) buses will replace trains between Three Bridges and Brighton / Eastbourne.

Check before you travel:

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility and bicycle information, please use this page.

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages.

Date:
15 January - 23 January 2022 11:59 PM

Routes affected:
Great Western Railway between Cardiff Central / Bristol Temple Meads / Westbury and Portsmouth Harbour South Western Railway between London Waterloo and Portsmouth Harbour Southern between London Victoria / Brighton and Portsmouth Harbour

Engineering work is taking place between Portsmouth & Southsea and Portsmouth Harbour, closing all lines.

Great Western Railway:

Trains will not run between Portsmouth & Southsea and Portsmouth Harbour. You can use South Western Railway services to complete your journey.

South Western Railway:

Saturday:

Buses will replace trains between:

  • Portsmouth & Southsea and Portsmouth Harbour.
  • Fratton and Portsmouth Harbour.

 

Sunday:

Buses will replace trains between:

  • Fareham and Portsmouth Harbour.
  • Havant and Portsmouth Harbour.

 

Monday to Friday:

Buses will replace trains between:

  • Fareham and Portsmouth Harbour.
  • Fratton and Portsmouth Harbour.

 

Southern

No trains will run between Portsmouth & Southsea and Portsmouth Harbour. You can use South Western Railway replacement buses between Fratton / Portsmouth & Southsea and Portsmouth Harbour.

Check before you travel:

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility and bicycle information, please use this page.

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages.

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