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 Lewes and Eastbourne each night from 22:15 on Monday 13 until Thursday 17 August

Start date
13/08/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

Trains between London Victoria and Hastings / Ore and also between Brighton / Haywards Heath and Eastbourne

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Lewes and Eastbourne, closing all lines each night.

From approximately 22:15 each night, buses will replace trains between Lewes and Eastbourne.

Ticket acceptance:

Customers may use alternative Southern services between Brighton and Lewes.

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.