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.

Major improvement work at London Victoria from Sunday 23 December until 04:00 Wednesday 2 January

Start date
23/12/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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All Gatwick Express / Southern routes from / to London Victoria

TOC(s) affected

Major improvement work is being undertaken to renew the track at Battersea Pier Junction. This will improve reliability around the London Victoria area.

Trains will not run to or from London Victoria.

Customers should instead travel to and from London Bridge. Most trains which normally start / terminate at London Victoria will divert to start / terminate at London Bridge.

No Gatwick Express services will run. Trains to and from Gatwick Airport will run from other central London stations including Blackfriars and London Bridge.

All services at Clapham Junction are expected to be very busy. Please avoid Clapham Junction if possible.

Southeastern / Thameslink trains are not affected by this engineering work.

Alternative travel options:

Alternative travel arrangements will be in place between Clapham Junction and London Victoria, however, customers are advised to use London Underground services and travel to and from London Bridge / London Blackfriars.

Ticket acceptance:

Customers can use London Underground between London Victoria and London Bridge / London Blackfriars / Balham / Vauxhall.

You may also use South Western Railway between London Waterloo and Clapham Junction.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner