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Buses replace late night / early morning Thameslink service to / from Brighton from Saturday 13 to Sunday 14 January 

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Engineering work details

Starts 13 Jan 2024 to 14 Jan 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

Between Bedford and Brighton


Engineering work is taking place overnight between Haywards Heath and Brighton, closing all lines.

At the end of Saturday service, the 23:37 Bedford to Brighton service will terminate at Haywards Heath. A rail replacement bus will run between Haywards Heath and Brighton.

From the start of Sunday service until 06:40, no Thameslink trains will run between Brighton and Haywards Heath. Buses will replace some trains, and your tickets will also be accepted on Southern services between these stations.

Check before you travel: 

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice: 

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility and bicycle information, please use this page

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

Please be advised that, on occasion, replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.