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Train companies affected:CrossCountry, Greater Anglia, Stansted Express

Amended late night / early morning services between Haywards Heath and Brighton on Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 April 

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Engineering work details

Starts 27 Apr 2024 to 28 Apr 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

Southern between London Victoria and Brighton

Thameslink between Bedford / London Bridge and Brighton


Engineering work is taking place from 01:00 and 06:45 (Sunday morning) between Preston Park and Brighton, closing all lines.


Between these times, trains between London and Brighton will run to an amended timetable and will be diverted via Hove.

Please be aware that trains that start on Saturday evening are affected by this work.



The 23:27 Bedford to Brighton service will terminate at Haywards Heath. You can change at Haywards Heath for onward Southern rail connections.


The following trains will start from Haywards Heath:

  • The 05:42 Brighton to London Bridge service.

  • The 05:57 Brighton to London Bridge service.

  • The 06:25 Brighton to London Bridge service.

Replacement buses will run between Brighton and 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.