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 service from Monday 22 until Friday 26 January

Start date
22/01/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

Trains between Bedford and Brighton

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Haywards Heath and Brighton, closing some lines overnight.

Each night Monday to Thursday, the 23:40 Bedford to Brighton service will terminate at Haywards Heath. A bus will be provided between Haywards Heath and Brighton.

Each morning Tuesday to Friday, the 04:15 Brighton to Bedford service will start from Haywards Heath. An earlier bus will be provided between Brighton and Haywards Heath, departing at 03:48.

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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.