Southern & Gatwick Express


Southern

Train Type

Class 171 (2 / 4 / 6 / 8 or 10 carriage diesel)

Routes operated

London Bridge to Uckfield, Brighton to Ashford International

Accommodation for wheelchair users in First Class? No
First Class accessible toilet? No
Accommodation for wheelchair users in Standard Class? 2
Standard Class accessible toilet? Yes
Standard toilet?

No

Boarding ramp available? Yes
Priority seating? Yes
Audible information? Yes - including a warning beeper when door opens /closes
Visual information? Yes
Customer service staff available onboard? Yes

 

 

Train Type

Class 313 (3 carriage electric)

Routes operated

Brighton and Seaford / Ore

Accommodation for wheelchair users in First Class? No
First Class accessible toilet? No
Accommodation for wheelchair users in Standard Class? 2
Standard Class accessible toilet? No
Standard toilet? No
Boarding ramp available? Yes
Priority seating? Yes
Audible information? Yes
Visual information? No
Customer service staff available onboard? Yes

 

Train Type

Class 377 (3 / 4 / 8 / 10 or 12 carriage electric)

Routes operated

Entire Southern network apart from routes between London Bridge and Uckfield, Brighton and Seaford / Ashford International and services to and from Reigate

Accommodation for wheelchair users in First Class? No
First Class accessible toilet? No
Accommodation for wheelchair users in Standard Class? 2
Standard Class accessible toilet? 1
Standard toilet? Yes
Boarding ramp available? Yes
Priority seating? Yes
Audible information? Yes - including a warning beeper when door opens /closes
Visual information? Yes
Customer service staff available onboard? Yes (except Brighton Express services)

 

 

Train Type

Class 455 (4 carriage electric)

Routes operated

London Victoria to Horsham, London Victoria to Tattenham Corner, London Victoria to Epsom, London Victoria to Caterham, London Bridge to Beckenham Junction

Accommodation for wheelchair users in First Class? No
First Class accessible toilet? No
Accommodation for wheelchair users in Standard Class? 2
Standard Class accessible toilet? No
Standard toilet? No
Boarding ramp available? Yes - only at stations
Priority seating? Yes
Audible information? Yes  - including a warning beeper when door opens /closes
Visual information? Yes
Customer service staff available onboard? No

 

Gatwick Express

Train Type

Class 387 - 12 carriage units

Routes operated

 London Victoria - Gatwick Airport - Brighton

Accommodation for wheelchair users in First Class? No
First Class accessible toilet? No
Accommodation for wheelchair users in Standard Class? 2
Standard Class accessible toilet? 1
Standard toilet? Yes
Boarding ramp available? Yes
Priority seating? Yes
Audible information? Yes
Visual information? Yes - including a warning beeper when door opens /closes
Customer service staff available onboard? Yes - but not on all journeys

 

 
Helpful Information
Southern's 'Making rail accessible: Helping Older and disabled passenger' document can be found here.
For more information on travel assistance when making a journey with Southern, including how to book assisted travel, please follow this link.

Last updated:   20 March 2018