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 trains between Brighton and Littlehampton on Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 February

Start date
17/02/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Great Western Railway between Brighton and Portsmouth Harbour / Great Malvern / Bristol Temple Meads / Cardiff Central

Southern between London Victoria / Brighton and Hove / West Worthing / Littlehampton / Portsmouth Harbour / Southampton Central

TOC(s) affected
Great Western RailwaySouthern

Engineering work is taking place between Brighton and Angmering, closing all lines.

Buses will replace trains between Brighton and Worthing / Littlehampton.

On Sunday, services between London Victoria and Littlehampton / Portsmouth Harbour will be diverted to start / terminate at London Bridge and will be diverted via Horsham, not calling at stations via Hove.

** Please note, the line is closed between Horsham and Pulborough, due to an incident at a level crossing on Saturday. Buses are running between Horsham and Pulborough. **

Great Western Railway services will not run to and from Brighton on Saturday or Sunday. Customers should use alternative services and buses operated by Southern.

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.