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 evening trains between Eastbourne and Hastings / Ore from Monday 30 July to Thursday 2 August

Start date
30/07/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

Southern between London Victoria / Brighton / Eastbourne and Hastings / Ore / Ashford International

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Eastbourne and Bexhill overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning, closing all lines.

Late night trains will not run between Eastbourne and Hastings / Ore, and will be replaced by buses. Services between Eastbourne and Ashford International will run between Hastings and Ashford International.

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.