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 services to / from London Victoria on Friday 19 and Saturday 20 April

Start date
19/04/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected
TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between London Victoria and East Croydon closing most lines. 

Gatwick Express

Gatwick Express trains will not run..

Customers should use alternative Southern or Thameslink trains between London Bridge and Gatwick Airport / Brighton.


 A reduced service will run to / from London Victoria with most trains being diverted to run to / from London Bridge.

Replacement buses will run between Balham and East Croydon.

Trains between Milton Keynes Central and East Croydon will not run. Customers are advised to use London Northwestern Railway, London Overground and alternative Southern trains to complete 

Train service between London Victoria and Reigate will not run. Customers should use alternative trains between London Bridge and Redhill. Valid ticket holders may us Great Western Railway trains between Redhill and Reigate.

Due to the congestion at London Bridge, trains between London Bridge and Uckfield will run between Oxted and Uckfield. Customers should use trains to / from East Grinstead and change at Oxted to complete your journey.

Additional advice

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

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

You can plan your journey on London Underground by using the Transport for London Journey Planner

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

Bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time, unless fully folded. More travel advice for your replacement bus journey is available by selecting the Train Operating Company you are travelling with here