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 overnight services at Gatwick Airport and Three Bridges from Monday 4 until Friday 8 June

Start date
04/06/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

Gatwick Express between London Victoria and Gatwick Airport

Southern between London Victoria and Brighton

Thameslink between Bedford and Gatwick Airport and also between Peterborough and Horsham

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place each night (Monday to Thursday) between Purley and Three Bridges from 22:30 until 05:30 closing some lines.

Gatwick Express Alterations:

The 21:30 and 22:00 London Victoria to Gatwick Ariport, and also the 22:23 and 22:53 Gatwick Airport to London Victoria services will not run.

Passengers may use alternative Gatwick Express service to complete their journey.

Southern Alterations:

Services will not call at Earlswood and Salfords, extending journey times between East Croydon and Three Bridges.

A replacement bus service will run between Redhill and Gatwick Airport.

Thameslink Alterations:

The 20:34 and 21:05 Bedford to Gatwick Airport services will not call at Earlswood and Salfords extending journey times. A replacement bus service will run between Redhill and Gatwick Airport.

The 21:54 Peterborough to Horsham service will terminate at Three Bridges. A replacement bus service will operate between Three Bridges and Horsham, provided 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.