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.

No trains at Redhill on Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 January

Start date
06/01/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Great Western Railway between Reading and Redhill / Gatwick Airport

Southern between London Victoria and Reigate / Tonbridge / Three Bridges / Brighton / Southampton Central; London Bridge and Horsham

Thameslink between Bedford and Brighton / Three Bridges

TOC(s) affected
Great Western RailwaySouthernThameslink

Engineering work is taking place between Reigate and Earlswood, closing the line between these stations.

Great Western Railway

Buses will operate every hour between Reigate and Gatwick Airport, taking approximately 25 minutes.

Buses will also operate between Reigate and Redhill, taking approximately 10 minutes.

Some early morning / late night buses will run earlier than normal to maintain connections and will operate via Redhill.


Trains between London Victoria and Brighton will be re-timed.

Trains which usually run between London and Horsham / Bognor Regis will be diverted and not call at stations via Redhill.

Buses will replace trains between Purley and Horley via Redhill.

Buses will replace trains between Redhill and Tonbridge / Reigate.


Trains will not be able to call at Coulsdon South, Merstham and Redhill. Customers for these station should use replacement road transport, which is provided by Southern. Road transport will run between Purley and Horley.

Trains which usually run between London Bridge and Brighton will not run.

Trains between Bedford and Brighton will call additionally at Balcombe.

The 23:37 (Saturday and 00:10 (Sunday) Brighton to Bedford service will not call at Redhill. A bus will operate from Gatwick to Redhill and from Redhill to east Croydon.

Check before you travel:

It may be necessary to leave Gatwick Airport up to 15 minutes earlier than usual to maintain connection times at Reigate. 

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.