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.

Amended overnight Thameslink services from Tuesday 28 November until Friday 1 December

Start date
28/11/2017  00:00
End date
Route affected

Between Bedford and Brighton

TOC(s) affected

Overnight engineering work is taking place between Bedford and Brighton, closing some lines. As a result of this, the following services will be amended:

Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday

The 22:22 Bedford to Brighton service will not call at Hassocks or Preston Park. A bus will run from Burgess Hill to Brighton, calling at these stations.

The 23:40 Bedford to Brighton service will be replaced by a bus between Haywards Heath and Brighton.

Wednesday, Thursday and Friday

The 04:15 Brighton to Bedford service will be replaced by a bus between Brighton and Haywards Heath.

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.