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Last updated:Today at 08:47
Train companies affected:Gatwick Express, Southern, Thameslink
Last updated:Today at 08:44
Train companies affected:Elizabeth line, Great Western Railway

Buses replace late night / early morning trains between Haywards Heath and Brighton / Eastbourne from Monday 19 to Friday 23 February 

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Engineering work details

Starts 19 Feb 2024 to 23 Feb 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

Southern / Thameslink services to / from Brighton / Eastbourne


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

End of service:

At the end of service on Monday to Thursday from 00:30 (Tuesday to Friday), buses will replace trains between Haywards Heath and Brighton. Please note that this will affect some trains that start to run on Monday to Thursday evenings.

Additionally, the 01:08 Haywards Heath to Eastbourne train will be amended to terminate at Brighton. A replacement bus will run from Haywards Heath to Eastbourne.

Start of service Tuesday to Friday:

The 04:12 Brighton to Bedford service will start from Haywards Heath. A replacement bus will run from Brighton to Haywards Heath.

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.