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Planned Engineering for Train Lines

Details of planned engineering works on the Southern network.

To maintain and improve the railway, Network Rail carries out regular planned engineering works on the Southern network.

This work usually takes place at weekends, on bank holidays and after 10pm during the week. However, major work may affect services at other times.

We will provide information here as soon as it is available, but delays in industry planning process mean that late notice of alterations can be expected. Please recheck your journey on the day of travel.

Additionally, services may be subject to alteration as part of our amended timetable.

You should always check if planned engineering works will affect your journey.

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Planned engineering work for Today

Buses replace trains between Streatham / West Croydon and Epsom / Epsom Downs on Saturday 23 June and Sunday 24 June

Date:
22 June 11:00 PM - 24 June 2018 10:59 PM

Routes affected:
Between London Victoria and Epsom / Epsom Downs

Engineering work is taking place between Streatham / West Croydon and Epsom / Epsom Downs, closing all lines.

Trains between London Bridge / London Victoria and Epsom and between London Victoria and Sutton (via West Croydon) will not run.

Trains between London Victoria and Epsom Downs will run between London Victoria and West Croydon.

Trains between London Victoria and Dorking / Horsham will run between Epsom and Dorking / Horsham only.

Buses will run between Streatham and Epsom and also between West Croydon and Sutton / Epsom Downs.

Check before you travel:

It is expected that the Journey Planner will be updated by 20:00 on Friday to show alterations for Saturday and by updated by 20:00 on Saturday to show alterations for Sunday. On affected routes, journeys may be significantly altered and extended compared with the information shown in journey planners if you check before these times.

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:

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 Watford Junction and Milton Keynes Central from 20:00 on Saturday 23 June

Date:
22 June 11:00 PM - 23 June 2018 10:59 PM

Routes affected:
Between East Croydon and Milton Keynes Central

Engineering work is taking place between Wembley Central and Milton Keynes Central from 20:05, closing some lines.

Southern services will run between East Croydon and Watford Junction only.

Customers may use their tickets on London Northwestern Railway services between Watford Junction and Milton Keynes Central.

Check before you travel:

It is expected that the Journey Planner will be updated by 20:00 on Friday to show alterations for Saturday and by updated by 20:00 on Saturday to show alterations for Sunday. On affected routes, journeys may be significantly altered and extended compared with the information shown in journey planners if you check before these times.

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:

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 evening and morning trains between Haywards Heath and Lewes on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 June

Date:
22 June 11:00 PM - 24 June 2018 10:59 PM

Routes affected:
Between London Victoria and Ore

Engineering work is taking place between Wivelsfield and Lewes from 22:55 on Saturday until 09:15 on Sunday, closing all lines.

As a result, services between London Victoria and Ore will be diverted via Brighton and will not call at Plumpton. These trains will additionally call at Brighton.

Buses will replace trains between Haywards Heath and Lewes.

Check before you travel:

It is expected that the Journey Planner will be updated by 20:00 on Friday to show alterations for Saturday and by updated by 20:00 on Saturday to show alterations for Sunday. On affected routes, journeys may be significantly altered and extended compared with the information shown in journey planners if you check before these times.

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:

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 late night / morning Southern service between East Croydon and Three Bridges on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 June

Date:
22 June 11:00 PM - 24 June 2018 10:59 PM

Routes affected:
Between London Victoria / London Bridge and Ore / Eastbourne / Brighton / Littlehampton / Bognor Regis / Portsmouth Harbour / Southampton Central

Engineering work is taking place between East Croydon and Three Bridges from 23:45 on Saturday until 08:40 on Sunday and then again from 22:45.

Trains between East Croydon and Three Bridges will be subject to extended journey times.

Check before you travel:

It is expected that the Journey Planner will be updated by 20:00 on Friday to show alterations for Saturday and by updated by 20:00 on Saturday to show alterations for Sunday. On affected routes, journeys may be significantly altered and extended compared with the information shown in journey planners if you check before these times.

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:

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 overnight trains between Redhill and Horley from Monday 18 to Friday 22 June

Date:
17 June 11:00 PM - 22 June 2018 10:59 PM

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

Engineering work is taking place between Gatwick Airport and Redhill overnight from 21:30 on Monday until 05:30 on Friday, closing some lines.

Southern:

Services between East Croydon and Gatwick Airport will be diverted, and will take slightly longer than usual.

Thameslink:

Services will take longer than usual between East Croydon and Three Bridges / Haywards Heath.  No trains will call at Earlswood or Salfords. Replacement buses will run between Redhill and Horley, calling at Earlswood and Salfords.

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

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.

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