Future engineering work

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Buses replace trains between Three Bridges and Brighton / Lewes on Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 October

Start date
20/10/2018  00:00
End date
21/10/2018 
Route affected
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Gatwick Express between London Victoria and Brighton

Southern between London Victoria and Brighton / Eastbourne / Littlehampton

Thameslink between Bedford / Cambridge and Brighton

 
TOC(s) affected
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Description

Engineering work is taking place between Three Bridges and Brighton / Lewes closing the line.

Replacement buses will run between Three Bridges and Brighton / Lewes.

Additional information

Gatwick Express trains will only run between London Victoria and Gatwick Airport. These trains will not run between Gatwick Airport and Brighton. If you are travelling between London Victoria and Brighton please use Southern direct services which will be operating via an alternative route.

Southern

Customers travelling direct between London Victoria and Brighton are advised to use direct trains between London Victoria and Brighton via and calling at Horsham, Littlehampton, Angmering, Worthing, Shoreham-by-Sea and Hove. Journey times will be around 2 hours and 15 minutes.

Trains between London Victoria and Ore will only run between Brighton and Ore calling additionally at London Road (Brighton), Moulsecoomb and Falmer.

Trains between London Victoria and Portsmouth Harbour / Bognor Regis will now divide at Barham and will call additionally at Christs Hospital, Billingshurst, Pulborough, Amberley, Arundel and Ford.

Trains between London Victoria and Southampton Central will call additionally at Billingshurst, Pulborough and Arundel.

Thameslink customers should use Southern replacement buses between Three Bridges and 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 checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

Bicycles:

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.