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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?

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.

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

Amended evening / morning services to / from Brighton on Friday 20, Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 September

Date:
20 September - 21 September 2019 11:59 PM

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

Engineering work is taking place between Haywards Heath and Brighton overnight from Friday evening until Saturday morning, and on Saturday night, closing all lines.

Friday evening / Saturday morning:

The 22:45 (Friday) Bedford to Brighton service will terminate at Haywards Heath at 01:04 (Saturday). A replacement bus will run from Haywards Heath to Brighton.

The 23:45 (Friday) Bedford to Brighton service will terminate at Haywards Heath at 01:04 (Saturday). A replacement bus will run from Haywards Heath to Brighton.

The 04:12 (Saturday) Brighton to Bedford service will start from Haywards Heath at 04:26. A replacement bus will run between Brighton and Haywards Heath.

Saturday evening / Sunday morning:

The 22:45 (Saturday) Bedford to Brighton service will terminate at Haywards Heath at 01:04 (Sunday). A replacement bus will run from Haywards Heath to Brighton.

The 23:35 (Saturday) Bedford to Brighton service will terminate at Haywards Heath at 01:04 (Sunday). A replacement bus will run from Haywards Heath to Brighton.

The 00:02 (Saturday) London Victoria to Worthing service will not run. Customers should use alternative trains between London and Three Bridges, and a replacement bus between Three Bridges and Worthing.

The 01:08 and 04:42 London Victoria to Brighton services will be replaced by buses between Three Bridges and Brighton.

The 04:33 and 05:47 Brighton to London Victoria services will start from Three Bridges, and replacement buses will run between Brighton and Three Bridges.

Check before you travel:

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

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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.


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