Future engineering work

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See details of routes affected by planned engineering works, including when they take effect, maps of the affected area, alternative timetables, advice for alternative travel and real-time updates.

Buses replace trains between Haywards Heath and Brighton / Lewes on Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 October

Start date
28/10/2017  00:00
End date
29/10/2017 
Route affected
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Gatwick Express between London Victoria and Gatwick Airport

Southern between London Victoria and Brighton / Littlehampton / Bognor Regis / Portsmouth Harbour / Eastbourne / Ore

Thameslink between Bedford / London Bridge and Brighton

 
TOC(s) affected
SouthernThameslink
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Haywards Heath and Brighton on Saturday and Sunday, closing all lines. The line between Haywards Heath and Lewes will also be closed on Sunday.

Buses will replace trains between Haywards Heath and Brighton on Saturday and between Three Bridges and Brighton / Lewes on Sunday.

Gatwick Express services will not run between Gatwick Airport and Brighton.

Southern will run a reduced service between London and Brighton, via Lewes on Saturday and via Littlehampton on Sunday. As a result of this, some services between Littlehampton / Chichester and Brighton will be retimed.

Thameslink services between London Bridge and Brighton will not run.

On Saturday, two trains per hour will run in each direction between Bedford and Haywards Heath. Services will call additionally at Balcombe.

On Sunday, two trains per hour will run in each direction between Bedford and Three Bridges.

Check before you travel:

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

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.