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 late night / early morning trains between Redhill and Gatwick Airport from Saturday 17 until Monday 19 February

Start date
17/02/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Great Western Railway between Reading and Gatwick Airport

Southern between London Victoria / London Bridge and Brighton / Bognor Regis / Ore / Portsmouth Harbour

Thameslink between Bedford and Three Bridges / Brighton

TOC(s) affected
Great Western RailwaySouthernThameslink

Engineering work is taking place between Redhill and Gatwick Airport during the evenings of Saturday and Sunday, closing all lines.

As a result, some late night / early morning services will be replaced by buses between Redhill and Gatwick Airport / Three Bridges.

Great Western Railway:

On Saturday, the 23:34 Reading to Gatwick Airport service will be replaced by a bus between Redhill and Gatwick Airport.

On Sunday, the 06:11 Gatwick Airport to Reading service will start from Redhill at 06:20. A bus will run from Gatwick Airport to Redhill, departing at 05:52.

The 22:19 and 23:15 Reading to Gatwick Airport services will be replaced by buses between Redhill and Gatwick Airport.


Before approximately 06:50 on Sunday and after 23:20 on Sunday (and early Monday morning), services will be replaced by buses between Redhill and Gatwick Airport / Three Bridges.


On Sunday, the 18:54 and 19:24 Three Bridges to Bedford services will only run between London St Pancras International and Bedford.

From approximately 21:30 on Sunday until 05:00 on Monday, buses will replace trains between Redhill and Three Bridges / Brighton.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages


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.