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 Southern midweek overnight service from Monday 5 until Friday 9 February

Start date
05/02/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

London Victoria and Hastings

Haywards Heath and Eastbourne

TOC(s) affected

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

Monday to Thursday

22:47 London Victoria to Hastings service will be diverted not calling at Plumpton. A rail replacement bus service will operate from Haywards Heath to Eastbourne for customers travelling to and from Plumpton. A bus will also operate from Lewes to Seaford to maintain the last connection.

Tuesday to Friday

00:05 London Victoria to Worthing service will be diverted, not calling at Brighton. Passengers for Brighton should change on to other Southern services.

01:06 Haywards Heath to Eastbourne service will be diverted, calling additionally at Brighton.

05:12 Brighton to Southampton Central service will be re-timed to depart later than usual at 05:15.


23:08 London Bridge to Horsham service will not call at Earlswood and Salfords. A bus will be provided to run between Redhill and Horley for connecting passengers.

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.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.