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Buses replace late night / early morning trains between Three Bridges / Haywards Heath and Brighton / Eastbourne from Tuesday 7 to Friday 10 May 

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Engineering work details

Starts 07 May 2024 to 10 May 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

Southern between London Victoria and Brighton / Eastbourne

Thameslink between Bedford and Brighton


Engineering work is taking place between Three Bridges and Brighton, closing some lines.


Tuesday and Wednesday:

  • The 23:25 London Victoria to Brighton service will divert via Lewes. A rail replacement bus will run between Haywards Heath and Brighton.

Wednesday and Thursday:

  • The 00:02 London Victoria to Worthing / Eastbourne service will terminate at Three Bridges. A rail replacement bus will run between Three Bridges and Brighton.

  • The 01:08 Haywards Heath to Eastbourne service will not run. A rail replacement bus will run between Three Bridges and Eastbourne.

Additional 01:22 and 02:09 Brighton to Worthing services will run.


Between 00:25 and 05:00 (Wednesday to Friday), buses will replace trains between Three Bridges and Brighton.

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.