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 Reigate / Redhill and Gatwick Airport from approximately 23:15 Saturday 16 and all day Sunday 17 December

Start date
16/12/2017  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Great Western Railway between Reading and Gatwick Airport

Southern between London Bridge / London Victoria and Horsham / Brighton / Portsmouth Harbour / Lewes / Reigate and between Redhill and Reigate.

Thameslink between Bedford / Luton and Three Bridges / Brighton

TOC(s) affected
Great Western RailwaySouthernThameslink

Station improvement work is taking place at Redhill, closing some lines.

Great Western Railway services between Reading and Gatwick Airport will be replaced by a bus between Reigate / Redhill and Gatwick Airport and may be re-timed to depart earlier. The last two services from Reading will run as a train service.

Southern & Thameslink

Trains will run to an amended timetable, with trains unable to call at stations between Purley and Horley. Buses will operate between these stations. Some buses will run between Redhill and East Croydon.

Buses will also replace trains between Redhill and Tonbridge.

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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.