Future engineering work

PAGE LAST UPDATED: 16/12/2017 03:30. 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.

Amended Southern service to and from London Victoria on Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 November

Start date
18/11/2017  00:00
End date
Route affected
Download map of route afected

Between London Victoria and Bognor Regis / Brighton / East Grinstead / Eastbourne / Horsham / Littlehampton / Portsmouth Harbour / Southampton Central / Tonbridge / Chichester and between Milton Keynes Central and East Croydon

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Balham and Selhurst all weekend and between London Victoria and Clapham Junction on Sunday, closing some lines.

On Saturday, a heavily reduced Southern service will run to and from London Victoria, with some services being diverted to start and terminate at London Bridge.

Buses will replace trains between Balham and East Croydon via Selhurst.

On Sunday, buses will replace trains between London Victoria and Clapham Junction and also between Balham and East Croydon via Selhurst. Some services will be amended to start and terminate at London Bridge.

Some Thameslink services between Bedford and Brighton will call additionally at Balcombe and Preston Park.

Gatwick Express services will not run all weekend, you should use alternative Southern and Thameslink services to travel to and from Gatwick Airport.

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.