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 in the Lewes area from Thursday 7 to Sunday 10 March

Start date
07/03/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected

All routes via Lewes

TOC(s) affected

Major improvement work is taking place in the Lewes area, closing some lines.

Services running between Brighton and Eastbourne, and also between Haywards Heath and Seaford will be affected by this closure. Replacement buses will operate for part of or all of these journeys, and journey times will be extended.

Buses will replace trains between Haywards Heath and Polegate / Eastbourne via Lewes and between Brighton and Seaford / Eastbourne via Lewes.

Full details of the impact of this work is not yet known. More information will be published as soon as it is known, with updates also being published on the Southern website.

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


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.