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 Redhill and Gatwick Airport on Sunday 18 March until 06:20

Start date
18/03/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Great Western between Reading and Gatwick Airport

Southern between London Victoria / Gatwick Airport / Three Bridges / Horsham / Brighton

Thameslink between Bedford / London Blackfriars and Three Bridges / Brighton

TOC(s) affected
Great Western RailwaySouthernThameslink

Engineering work is taking place between Redhill and Gatwick Airport, closing all lines.

Great Western Railway:

The 23:30 (Saturday) Reading to Gatwick Airport service will terminate at Redhill. A replacement bus will run between Redhill and Gatwick Airport.

The 06:11 Gatwick Airport to Reading service will start from Redhill. A replacement bus will run between Gatwick Airport and Redhill.


Services between 00:50 and 06:50 on Sunday will not run between Redhill and Three Bridges. Replacement buses will run between these stations.


Services between 00:50 and 06:50 on Sunday will terminate at Redhill. A shuttle service will run between Gatwick Airport and Three Bridges / Brighton.

Check before you travel:

These changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

You can find the location of your bus replacement by typing in your station here.


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.

Location Map:

For further location information on any railway station, please use this zoomable map

Project Information:

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