Future engineering work

PAGE LAST UPDATED: 11/12/2017 00:28. Update now

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.

No trains at Redhill from 23:00 Saturday 11 until 08:30 Sunday 12 November

Start date
11/11/2017  00:00
End date
Route affected
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All routes through Redhill

TOC(s) affected
Great Western RailwaySouthernThameslink

Engineering work is taking place between Purley and Gatwick Airport via Redhill, closing some lines.

Gatwick Express services will operate as follows:

  • On the hour and 30 minutes past the hour from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport.
  • 20 and 50 minutes past the hour from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria.


Great Western Railway services between Reading and Gatwick Airport will be replaced by buses between Reigate and Gatwick Airport via Redhill.

Southern replacement buses will run between Purley and Gatwick Airport calling at all station via Redhill. Unto 09:30 buses are extended to run to / from Billinghurst.

Thameslink replacement buses will run between Purley and Three Bridges.

Check before you travel:

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


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.