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Buses replace late night trains to / from Brighton from Monday 29 April to Friday 3 May 

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Engineering work details

Starts 29 Apr 2024 to 03 May 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

Between London Victoria and Worthing / Chichester and the

23:34 and 00:04 Brighton to West Worthing

22:40 Portsmouth to Brighton


Engineering work is taking place overnight between Brighton and Worthing, ending Friday morning, closing some lines.

From approximately 23:30 until the end of service on Monday to Thursday evenings, trains from London Victoria to Worthing / Chichester will be diverted to run to Brighton.

Buses will replace trains between Brighton and Worthing / Chichester.

The 23:34 and 00:04 (Tuesday to Friday) Brighton to West Worthing trains will not run. Replacement buses will run from Brighton to West Worthing.

The 22:40 Portsmouth to Brighton train will terminate at Littlehampton earlier at 23:27. A replacement bus will run from Littlehampton to Brighton, departing at 23:42 and calling at all stations.

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.