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Last updated:Today at 10:53
Train companies affected:Avanti West Coast, c2c, Gatwick Express, Great Northern, Great Western Railway, Hull Trains, London Northwestern Railway, Lumo, Merseyrail, Northern, Southern, Thameslink, Transport for Wales, TransPennine Express, West Midlands Railway

Buses replace trains between Brighton and Chichester from Monday 2 to Thursday 5 September 

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Engineering work details

Starts 02 Sep 2024 to 06 Sep 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

Between London Victoria / Hayward Heath and Worthing / West Worthing


Engineering work is taking place between Angmering and Hove, closing some lines.

From Monday to Thursday, from approximately 23:30 until the end of service, train services between London Victoria and Worthing / Chichester will divert to terminate at Brighton.

Train services between Brighton and West Worthing will not run.

Additionally, the 22:52 Portsmouth to Brighton service will terminate at Littlehampton. A replacement bus service will run between Littlehampton and Brighton, departing at 23:53.

Replacement bus services will operate between Brighton and Worthing / West Worthing / Chichester.

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 replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.