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 service in the Lewes area from 20:00 Saturday 16 and all day Sunday 17 December

Start date
16/12/2017  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Trains between London Victoria and Eastbourne / Ore and between Brighton and Lewes / Seaford / Ore / Ashford International

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Haywards Heath and Polegate and between Lewes and Polegate / Seaford, closing the lines.

London Victoria to Eastbourne / Ore services will be diverted via Brighton and terminate at Lewes, calling additionally at Preston Park and Brighton.

Brighton to Ashford International services will run between Hastings and Ashford International.

Brighton to Ore services will run between Polegate and Ore.

Brighton to Seaford services will run between Brighton and Lewes.

Additional services will run between Polegate and Hastings / Ore.

Replacement buses will run between:

  • Haywards Heath and Lewes
  • Lewes and Polegate
  • Lewes and Seaford


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.