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Last updated:Today at 20:37
Train companies affected:CrossCountry, LNER, Lumo, TransPennine Express

Amended late night / early morning Thameslink service via Redhill from Monday 8 to Friday 12 January 

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Engineering work details

Starts 08 Jan 2024 to 12 Jan 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

Between Bedford and Brighton


Engineering work is taking place overnight between Purley and Gatwick Airport, closing some lines. ​​​​​​​

From approximately 23:55 on Monday to Thursday evenings until approximately 04:20 on Tuesday to Friday mornings, trains will be diverted between Purley and Gatwick Airport and will not call at stations via Redhill.

Replacement buses will run between Purley and Horley via Redhill.

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.