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 evening / morning services between East Croydon and Brighton on Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 July

Start date
28/07/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Southern between London Victoria and Gatwick Airport / Brighton

Thameslink between Bedford and Three Bridges / Brighton

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place from 01:00 until 06:15 on Sunday, closing some lines.



Services running between East Croydon and Gatwick Airport will be subject to extended journey times. Train services between London Victoria and Brighton will run between London Victoria and Three Bridges. Replacement buses will run between Three Bridges and Brighton.



The 23:05 Bedford to Three Bridges and 23:35 Bedford to Brighton services will be subject to extended journey times between East Croydon and Three Bridges.


The 05:42 Brighton to Bedford service will start from Three Bridges. A replacement bus will run between Brighton and Three Bridges.

Check before you travel:

It is expected that the Journey Planner will be updated by 20:00 on Friday to show alterations for Saturday and by updated by 20:00 on Saturday to show alterations for Sunday. On affected routes, journeys may be significantly altered and extended compared with the information shown in journey planners if you check before these times.

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.