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Planned engineering work for Today

Buses replace trains between Balham and West Croydon on Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 October

Date:
20 October - 21 October 2018 11:59 PM

Routes affected:
Southern between London Victoria and West Croydon / London Bridge, between London Bridge and Beckenham Junction / Crystal Palace and also between Milton Keynes Central and East Croydon

Engineering work is taking place between Balham and Beckenham Junction / Norwood Junction / Sydenham closing some lines.

Buses will replace trains between Balham and West Croydon via Crystal Palace all weekend.

Saturday

Trains between London Victoria and West Croydon via Crystal Palace will be cancelled.

Trains between London Victoria and London Bridge will divert via an alternative route and will instead run between East Croydon and London Bridge.

Trains between London Bridge and Beckenham Junction will be diverted via an alternative route and will instead run between London Bridge and Selhurst.

Trains between Milton Keynes Central and East Croydon will be revised and will run between Milton Keynes Central and Clapham Junction.

Sunday

The following services will be cancelled throughout:

  • Trains between London Victoria and West Croydon via Crystal Palace
  • Trains between London Bridge and Crystal Palace via Sydenham
  • Trains between London Bridge and Crystal Palace via Tulse Hill

 

Ticket acceptance:

Customers who require either Birkbeck or Beckenham Junction on Saturday can use alternative Southern services to East Croydon, where you will be able to connect with Tramlink services to these stations.

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.

Buses replace trains between Three Bridges and Brighton / Lewes on Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 October

Date:
20 October - 21 October 2018 11:59 PM

Routes affected:
Gatwick Express between London Victoria and Brighton Southern between London Victoria and Brighton / Eastbourne / Littlehampton Thameslink between Bedford / Cambridge and Brighton

Engineering work is taking place between Three Bridges and Brighton / Lewes closing the line.

Replacement buses will run between Three Bridges and Brighton / Lewes.

Additional information

Gatwick Express trains will only run between London Victoria and Gatwick Airport. These trains will not run between Gatwick Airport and Brighton. If you are travelling between London Victoria and Brighton please use Southern direct services which will be operating via an alternative route.

Southern

Customers travelling direct between London Victoria and Brighton are advised to use direct trains between London Victoria and Brighton via and calling at Horsham, Littlehampton, Angmering, Worthing, Shoreham-by-Sea and Hove. Journey times will be around 2 hours and 15 minutes.

Trains between London Victoria and Ore will only run between Brighton and Ore calling additionally at London Road (Brighton), Moulsecoomb and Falmer.

Trains between London Victoria and Portsmouth Harbour / Bognor Regis will now divide at Barham and will call additionally at Christs Hospital, Billingshurst, Pulborough, Amberley, Arundel and Ford.

Trains between London Victoria and Southampton Central will call additionally at Billingshurst, Pulborough and Arundel.

Thameslink customers should use Southern replacement buses between Three Bridges and Brighton.

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.

 

To check for future disruptions visit the planned engineering works page.

Other disruptions

26 Train formation updates

  • 05:41 Brighton to London Victoria due 07:56

    Facilities on the 05:41 Brighton to London Victoria due 07:56.
    Will be formed of 4 coaches instead of 12.

  • 05:41 Horsham to London Victoria due 06:40

    Facilities on the 05:41 Horsham to London Victoria due 06:40.
    This is due to a shortage of trains because of additional maintenance requirements.
    Will be formed of 4 coaches instead of 8.

  • 05:53 London Victoria to Gatwick Airport due 06:23

    Facilities on the 05:53 London Victoria to Gatwick Airport due 06:23.
    Will be formed of 12 coaches instead of 8.

  • 06:06 London Victoria to Brighton due 08:29

    Facilities on the 06:06 London Victoria to Brighton due 08:29.
    Will be formed of 8 coaches instead of 12.

  • 06:36 London Victoria to Brighton due 08:46

    Facilities on the 06:36 London Victoria to Brighton due 08:46.
    This is due to a shortage of trains because of additional maintenance requirements.
    Will be formed of 4 coaches instead of 8.

  • 06:40 Gatwick Airport to London Victoria due 07:09

    Facilities on the 06:40 Gatwick Airport to London Victoria due 07:09.
    Will be formed of 12 coaches instead of 8.

  • 08:06 London Victoria to Brighton due 10:15

    Facilities on the 08:06 London Victoria to Brighton due 10:15.
    Will be formed of 8 coaches instead of 12.

  • 08:41 Brighton to London Victoria due 10:56

    Facilities on the 08:41 Brighton to London Victoria due 10:56.
    Will be formed of 8 coaches instead of 12.

  • 09:06 London Victoria to Brighton due 11:14

    Facilities on the 09:06 London Victoria to Brighton due 11:14.
    Will be formed of 8 coaches instead of 12.

  • 10:41 Brighton to London Victoria due 12:56

    Facilities on the 10:41 Brighton to London Victoria due 12:56.
    Will be formed of 8 coaches instead of 12.

  • 11:06 London Victoria to Brighton due 13:15

    Facilities on the 11:06 London Victoria to Brighton due 13:15.
    Will be formed of 8 coaches instead of 12.

  • 11:39 Brighton to London Victoria due 13:56

    Facilities on the 11:39 Brighton to London Victoria due 13:56.
    Will be formed of 8 coaches instead of 12.

  • 13:06 London Victoria to Brighton due 15:15

    Facilities on the 13:06 London Victoria to Brighton due 15:15.
    Will be formed of 8 coaches instead of 12.

  • 13:41 Brighton to London Victoria due 15:56

    Facilities on the 13:41 Brighton to London Victoria due 15:56.
    Will be formed of 8 coaches instead of 12.

  • 14:06 London Victoria to Brighton due 16:22

    Facilities on the 14:06 London Victoria to Brighton due 16:22.
    Will be formed of 8 coaches instead of 12.

  • 15:41 Brighton to London Victoria due 17:56

    Facilities on the 15:41 Brighton to London Victoria due 17:56.
    Will be formed of 8 coaches instead of 12.

  • 16:06 London Victoria to Brighton due 18:15

    Facilities on the 16:06 London Victoria to Brighton due 18:15.
    Will be formed of 8 coaches instead of 12.

  • 16:41 Brighton to London Victoria due 18:56

    Facilities on the 16:41 Brighton to London Victoria due 18:56.
    Will be formed of 8 coaches instead of 12.

  • 18:06 London Victoria to Brighton due 20:15

    Facilities on the 18:06 London Victoria to Brighton due 20:15.
    Will be formed of 8 coaches instead of 12.

  • 18:41 Brighton to London Victoria due 20:54

    Facilities on the 18:41 Brighton to London Victoria due 20:54.
    Will be formed of 8 coaches instead of 12.

  • 19:06 London Victoria to Brighton due 21:15

    Facilities on the 19:06 London Victoria to Brighton due 21:15.
    Will be formed of 8 coaches instead of 12.

  • 20:41 Brighton to London Victoria due 22:55

    Facilities on the 20:41 Brighton to London Victoria due 22:55.
    Will be formed of 8 coaches instead of 12.

  • 20:58 London Victoria to Gatwick Airport due 21:31

    Facilities on the 20:58 London Victoria to Gatwick Airport due 21:31.
    Will be formed of 8 coaches instead of 12.

  • 21:40 Gatwick Airport to London Victoria due 22:07

    Facilities on the 21:40 Gatwick Airport to London Victoria due 22:07.
    Will be formed of 8 coaches instead of 12.

  • 21:41 Brighton to London Victoria due 23:54

    Facilities on the 21:41 Brighton to London Victoria due 23:54.
    Will be formed of 8 coaches instead of 12.

  • 00:02 London Victoria to Three Bridges due 00:48

    Facilities on the 21/10/18 00:02 London Victoria to Three Bridges due 00:48.
    Will be formed of 8 coaches instead of 12.

0 Changes to train facilities

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4 Station updates

  • Haywards Heath: Lifts out of order

    The lifts will be out of order between the overbridge and platforms 3&4 from now until further notice at Haywards Heath station.

  • Queens Rd Peckham: Lifts out of order

    The lifts will be out of order between The Platforms and The Entrance from now until further notice at Queens Rd Peckham station.

  • Sutton Surrey: Lifts out of order

    The lifts will be out of order between Platform 4 and the exit from now until further notice at Sutton Surrey station.

  • Wembley Central: Lifts out of order

    The lifts will be out of order between platform 5 and the exit from now until further notice at Wembley Central station.

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