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 between Redhill and Gatwick Airport on Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 February

Start date
24/02/2018  00:00
End date
25/02/2018 
Route affected
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Gatwick Express between London Victoria and Gatwick Airport / Brighton

Southern between London Victoria and Reigate / Tonbridge / Horsham / Ore / Littlehampton

Thameslink between Bedford and Gatwick Airport / Three Bridges / Brighton

 
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Description

Engineering work is taking place between Purley and Gatwick Airport, closing some lines.

Saturday:

Gatwick Express:

A half hourly service will run between London Victoria and Brighton.

Southern:

An amended timetable will operate between London Victoria and Brighton.

London Victoria to Ore / Littlehampton services will be amended to run hourly.

Replacement buses will run between Redhill and Salfords / Earlswood / Three Bridges and between Redhill and Edenbridge.

An amended timetable will be in operation between Edenbridge and Tonbridge, and fewer trains than usual will call at Earlswood and Salfords stations.

Thameslink:

An severely reduced timetable will be in operation across all Thameslink services and extended journey times between East Croydon and Three Bridges / Brighton.

Sunday:

Gatwick Express:

A half hourly service will operate between London Victoria and Redhill calling additionally at Clapham Junction and East Croydon. Replacement buses will run between Redhill and Gatwick Airport.

Southern:

London Victoria to Brighton services will not run at all.

London Bridge to Tonbridge services will instead start from London Victoria, and will make additional calls at Clapham Junction and Selhurst.

London Victoria to Bognor Regis services will run between Three Bridges and Bognor Regis, calling additionally at Crawley, Ifield and Littlehaven.

London Victoria to Ore services will operate between Three Bridges and Polegate.

London Victoria to Portsmouth Harbour / Littlehampton will run between Three Bridges and Chichester / Littlehampton.

Replacement buses will run between Redhill and Three Bridges calling at all stations.

Thameslink:

Thameslink services will not operate between London St Pancras International and Gatwick Airport. Passengers can use Southern services between London Victoria and Redhill and the Southern rail replacement buses between Redhill and Gatwick Airport to connect into Thameslink trains services between Gatwick Airport and Brighton. More details can be found here.

Check before you travel:

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

Bicycles:

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.