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.

Reduced service between Haywards Heath and Brighton on Sunday 30 September

Start date
30/09/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Southern between London Victoria and Brighton

Thameslink between Bedford and Brighton

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Haywards Heath / Preston Park and Brighton, closing some lines.


Trains between London Victoria and Brighton will be diverted via Hove, extending journey times.


Trains between Bedford and Brighton will terminate / start at Haywards Heath, customers should use Southern services to complete their journey.

Buses will also run between Haywards Heath and Brighton.

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.