Future engineering work

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Amended service in the Redhill area on Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 December

Start date
09/12/2017  00:00
End date
10/12/2017 
Route affected
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Gatwick Express between London Victoria and Gatwick Airport

Great Western Railway between Reading and Redhill / Gatwick Airport

Southern between London Victoria / London Bridge and Brighton / Horsham / Tonbridge / Bognor Regis

Thameslink between London Blackfriars / Bedford and Brighton / Gatwick Airport

 
TOC(s) affected
Gatwick ExpressGreat Western RailwaySouthernThameslink
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Purley and Horley and between Redhill and Reigate / Tonbridge, closing some lines.

Saturday

Gatwick Express services will  run an amended timetable, trains will operate as follows:

  • On the hour and 30 minutes past the hour from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
  • 18 and 48 minutes past the hour from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria

 

Great Western Railway services between Reading and Redhill / Gatwick Airport will terminate at Reigate with replacement buses running between Reigate and Gatwick Airport.

Buses will also run between Reigate and Redhill.

Southern services from London Bridge / London Victoria to Tattenham Corner services will run up to 5 minutes later from Purley.

London Bridge / London Victoria to Horsham services will not call at Purley or Salfords.

A replacement bus service will run between Purley and Horley and between Redhill and Tonbridge.

Thameslink services from London Bridge to Brighton will not run.

Some Bedford to Brighton services will call additionally at Balcombe.

Sunday

Gatwick Express services will run an amended timetable, trains 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 Redhill / Gatwick Airport will terminate at Guildford. Trains will depart Reading up to 20 minutes earlier than usual.

Buses will run between Guildford and Gatwick Airport, taking approximately 60 minutes.

Buses will also run between Guildford and Redhill.

Some buses in the morning and at night will call additional at either Reigate, Redhill or Gatwick Airport.

Southern services will be amended as follows:

  • London Bridge to Redhill / Tonbridge will not run
  • London Bridge to Horsham / Bognor Regis services will not call at Coulsdon South, Merstham, Redhill and Earlswood
  • London Victoria to Brighton services departing at 32 minutes past will not run
  • London Victoria to Brighton services departing at 27 minutes past will be retimed to depart at 32 minutes past and will not call at Redhill but will call at Purley additionally
  • Brighton to London Victoria services departing at 10 minutes past will not run
  • Buses will replace trains between Purley and Horley and also between Redhill and Tonbridge.

 

Thameslink services will be amended as follows;

  • Trains will not call at Coulsdon South, Merstham or Redhill. You should use the replacement bus service between Purley and Horley / Gatwick Airport operated by Southern.
  • Trains between London Bridge and Brighton will not run
  • Some Bedford to Brighton services will not run

 

Check before you travel:

These changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

You can plan your journey with Southern 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.