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Buses replace trains between East Croydon and Gatwick Airport / Three Bridges / Brighton from 23:45 on Saturday 2 until 07:00 on Sunday 3 March 

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Engineering work details

Starts 02 Mar 2024 to 03 Mar 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

Gatwick Express / Southern / Thameslink services to / from / via Gatwick Airport

Description

Engineering work is taking place between East Croydon and Gatwick Airport / Brighton, closing all lines from 23:45 on Saturday until 07:00 on Sunday.

Gatwick Express:

Gatwick Express services will not run before 07:00 on Sunday. You should instead use Southern services to complete your journey.

Southern:

From 23:45 on Saturday until 07:00 on Sunday, buses will replace trains between East Croydon and Gatwick Airport.

A few early morning buses will run through from East Croydon to Brighton.

Thameslink:

Some shuttle trains will run between Gatwick Airport and Brighton.

No trains will run between Gatwick Airport and East Croydon before 07:00. You can use Southern replacement buses to complete your journey.

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.