Southern services during Christmas and New Year 2021/2022

Please find below a day-by-day summary of the services that Southern will be running over the Christmas and New Year Bank Holiday period.

This information is subject to change due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, please check before you travel.

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Thursday 23 December

 

Normal service, subject to engineering work.

Until 04:35, and after 22:55, due to engineering work between Oxted and East Grinstead, buses will replace trains between East Croydon / Oxted and East Grinstead / Uckfield.

Until 04:40, and after 23:35, engineering work means buses will replace trains between Redhill and Tonbridge.

Early morning engineering work means buses will replace early morning trains between Barnham and Bognor Regis / Chichester.

Friday 24 December

 

Normal service during the day, with an early close down from 18:00 onwards. Please check your journey to make sure your service will be running.

Until 04:35, due to engineering work between Oxted and East Grinstead, buses will replace trains between East Croydon / Oxted and East Grinstead / Uckfield.

Until 04:40, engineering work means buses will replace trains between Redhill and Tonbridge.

Early morning engineering work means buses will replace early morning trains between Barnham and Bognor Regis / Chichester.

Saturday 25 December

 

No service.

Sunday 26 December

 

Although most routes will have no service, the following services WILL RUN:

  • London Bridge - Gatwick Airport: Two trains per hour.
  • Gatwick Airport - Three Bridges: Buses will replace trains, two replacement buses per hour will run
  • Three Bridges - Brighton: Hourly train service
  • London Bridge - Sutton via Selhurst and West Croydon: Two trains per hour
  • London Bridge - East Croydon via Crystal Palace: Two trains per hour.

Monday 27 December

 

A revised service will operate.

Engineering work means that no Southern trains will run to or from London Victoria.  The following changes will apply:

  • Rail replacement buses will run between Clapham Junction and East Croydon.
  • Trains between London Victoria and Brighton / Reigate / London Bridge / Epsom will not run.
  • Trains between London Victoria and Eastbourne / Ore / Portsmouth Harbour / Southampton Central / Bognor Regis / Littlehampton will be diverted and now run to / from London Bridge.
  • Trains between London Victoria and East Grinstead will be diverted and now run to / from London Bridge, calling additionally at Norwood Junction.
  • Trains between London Victoria and Dorking / Horsham will be diverted and run to / from London Bridge, they will run direct from Mitcham Eastfields.
  • Trains between Redhill and Tonbridge will now run between Redhill and Reigate via Tonbridge.
  • Trains between London Bridge and Uckfield will only run between East Croydon and Uckfield.
  • Trains between London Bridge and Caterham will call additionally at South Croydon and Purley Oaks, the train will then split into two at Purley with one part running to / from Caterham and the other to / from Tattenham Corner.
  • Trains between London Victoria and Sutton / Epsom Downs will only run between Epsom Downs and Selhurst.
  • Trains between London Victoria and West Croydon will run between Streatham Hill and Sutton via West Croydon.

Until 04:40 and after 23:30, due to overnight engineering work between South Croydon and Hurst Green, buses will replace trains between East Croydon and East Grinstead / Uckfield.

Until 04:55 and after 22:00, due to overnight engineering work between Eastbourne and St Leonards, buses will replace trains between Eastbourne and Hastings.

Tuesday 28 December

 

A revised service will operate.

Engineering work means that no Southern trains will run to or from London Victoria.  The following changes will apply:

  • Rail replacement buses will run between Clapham Junction and East Croydon.
  • Trains between London Victoria and Brighton / Reigate / London Bridge / Epsom will not run.
  • Trains between London Victoria and Eastbourne / Ore / Portsmouth Harbour / Southampton Central / Bognor Regis / Littlehampton will be diverted and now run to / from London Bridge.
  • Trains between London Victoria and East Grinstead will be diverted and now run to / from London Bridge, calling additionally at Norwood Junction.
  • Trains between London Victoria and Dorking / Horsham will be diverted and run to / from London Bridge, they will run direct from Mitcham Eastfields.
  • Trains between Redhill and Tonbridge will now run between Redhill and Reigate via Tonbridge.
  • Trains between London Bridge and Uckfield will only run between East Croydon and Uckfield.
  • Trains between London Bridge and Caterham will call additionally at South Croydon and Purley Oaks, the train will then split into two at Purley with one part running to / from Caterham and the other to / from Tattenham Corner.
  • Trains between London Victoria and Sutton / Epsom Downs will only run between Epsom Downs and Selhurst.
  • Trains between London Victoria and West Croydon will run between Streatham Hill and Sutton via West Croydon.

Until 04:40 and after 23:30, due to overnight engineering work between South Croydon and Hurst Green, buses will replace trains between East Croydon and East Grinstead / Uckfield.

Until 04:55 and after 22:00, due to overnight engineering work between Eastbourne and St Leonards, buses will replace trains between Eastbourne and Hastings.

Wednesday 29 December

 

A revised service will operate.

Engineering work means that no Southern trains will run to or from London Victoria.  The following changes will apply:

  • Rail replacement buses will run between Clapham Junction and Balham.
  • Trains between London Victoria and Brighton / Reigate / London Bridge / Epsom will not run.
  • Trains between London Victoria and Eastbourne / Ore / Portsmouth Harbour / Southampton Central / Bognor Regis / Littlehampton will be diverted and now run to / from London Bridge.
  • Trains between London Victoria and East Grinstead will be diverted and now run to / from London Bridge, calling additionally at Norwood Junction.
  • Trains between London Victoria and Dorking / Horsham will be diverted and run to / from London Bridge, they will run direct from Mitcham Eastfields.
  • Trains between Redhill and Tonbridge will now run between Redhill and Reigate via Tonbridge.
  • Trains between London Bridge and Uckfield will only run between East Croydon and Uckfield.
  • Trains between London Bridge and Caterham will call additionally at South Croydon and Purley Oaks, the train will then split into two at Purley with one part running to / from Caterham and the other to / from Tattenham Corner.
  • Trains between London Victoria and Sutton / Epsom Downs will only run between Epsom Downs and Balham.
  • Trains between London Victoria and West Croydon will run to / from Balham and Sutton via West Croydon.
  • Trains between Clapham Junction and Milton Keynes will not run.

Until 04:40 and after 23:30, due to overnight engineering work between South Croydon and Hurst Green, buses will replace trains between East Croydon and East Grinstead / Uckfield.

Until 04:55 and after 22:00, due to overnight engineering work between Eastbourne and St Leonards, buses will replace trains between Eastbourne and Hastings.

Thursday 30 December

 

A revised service will operate.

Engineering work means that no Southern trains will run to or from London Victoria.  The following changes will apply:

  • Rail replacement buses will run between Clapham Junction and Balham.
  • Trains between London Victoria and Brighton / Reigate / London Bridge / Epsom will not run.
  • Trains between London Victoria and Eastbourne / Ore / Portsmouth Harbour / Southampton Central / Bognor Regis / Littlehampton will be diverted and now run to / from London Bridge.
  • Trains between London Victoria and East Grinstead will be diverted and now run to / from London Bridge, calling additionally at Norwood Junction.
  • Trains between London Victoria and Dorking / Horsham will be diverted and run to / from London Bridge, they will run direct from Mitcham Eastfields.
  • Trains between Redhill and Tonbridge will now run between Redhill and Reigate via Tonbridge.
  • Trains between London Bridge and Uckfield will only run between East Croydon and Uckfield.
  • Trains between London Bridge and Caterham will call additionally at South Croydon and Purley Oaks, the train will then split into two at Purley with one part running to / from Caterham and the other to / from Tattenham Corner.
  • Trains between London Victoria and Sutton / Epsom Downs will only run between Epsom Downs and Balham.
  • Trains between London Victoria and West Croydon will run to / from Balham and Sutton via West Croydon.
  • Trains between Clapham Junction and Milton Keynes will not run.

Until 04:40 and after 23:30, due to overnight engineering work between South Croydon and Hurst Green, buses will replace trains between East Croydon and East Grinstead / Uckfield.

Until 04:55 and after 22:00, due to overnight engineering work between Eastbourne and St Leonards, buses will replace trains between Eastbourne and Hastings.

Friday 31 December

 

A revised service will operate on New Year's Eve.

At the end of the day, between 01:00 and 05:00 on Saturday morning, additional trains will run between London Bridge and East Croydon, calling at Streatham Common, Norbury, Thornton Heath, Selhurst and East Croydon.

Engineering work means that no Southern trains will run to or from London Victoria.  The following changes will apply:

  • Rail replacement buses will run between Clapham Junction and Balham.
  • Trains between London Victoria and Brighton / Reigate / London Bridge / Epsom will not run.
  • Trains between London Victoria and Eastbourne / Ore / Portsmouth Harbour / Southampton Central / Bognor Regis / Littlehampton will be diverted and now run to / from London Bridge.
  • Trains between London Victoria and East Grinstead will be diverted and now run to / from London Bridge, calling additionally at Norwood Junction.
  • Trains between London Victoria and Dorking / Horsham will be diverted and run to / from London Bridge, they will run direct from Mitcham Eastfields.
  • Trains between Redhill and Tonbridge will now run between Redhill and Reigate via Tonbridge.
  • Trains between London Bridge and Uckfield will only run between East Croydon and Uckfield.
  • Trains between London Bridge and Caterham will call additionally at South Croydon and Purley Oaks, the train will then split into two at Purley with one part running to / from Caterham and the other to / from Tattenham Corner.
  • Trains between London Victoria and Sutton / Epsom Downs will only run between Epsom Downs and Balham.
  • Trains between London Victoria and West Croydon will run to / from Balham and Sutton via West Croydon.
  • Trains between Clapham Junction and Milton Keynes will not run.

Until 04:40, due to overnight engineering work between South Croydon and Hurst Green, buses will replace trains between East Croydon and East Grinstead / Uckfield.

Until 04:55, due to overnight engineering work between Eastbourne and St Leonards, buses will replace trains between Eastbourne and Hastings.

Saturday 1 January 2022

 

A revised service will operate on New Year's Day.

Early in the morning, between 01:00 and 05:00, additional trains will run between London Bridge and East Croydon, calling at Streatham Common, Norbury, Thornton Heath, Selhurst and East Croydon.

Engineering work means that no Southern trains will run to or from London Victoria.  The following changes will apply:

  • Rail replacement buses will run between Balham and Clapham Junction.
  • Trains to / from Brighton / Eastbourne / Ore / Portsmouth Harbour / Southampton / Littlehampton / East Grinstead will be diverted to / from London Bridge.
  • Trains to / from Dorking and Horsham will also divert to / from London Bridge, and will run non-stop between Mitcham Eastfields and London Bridge.
  • Trains which usually run between London Victoria and Sutton / Epsom Downs will only run between Epsom Downs and Balham.
  • Trains which usually run between London Victoria and West Croydon will run between Balham and Sutton via West Croydon.
  • A reduced service will run between London Bridge and Crystal Palace / Sutton / Epsom / Epsom Downs / Caterham / Tattenham Corner via Streatham.
  • No direct trains will run between London and Reigate. Change at Redhill for trains to / from London.
  • No trains will run between London Victoria and London Bridge.
  • No trains will call at stations between London Bridge and East Croydon via Sydenham.
  • No trains will run between East Croydon / Clapham Junction and Watford Junction / Milton Keynes Central.

Sunday 2 January

 

A revised service will operate.

​​​​​​​Engineering work means that no Southern trains will run to or from London Victoria.  The following changes will apply:

  • Rail replacement buses will run between Balham and Clapham Junction.
  • Trains to / from Brighton / Eastbourne / Ore / Portsmouth Harbour / Southampton / Littlehampton / East Grinstead will be diverted to / from London Bridge.
  • Trains to / from Dorking and Horsham will also divert to / from London Bridge, and will run non-stop between Mitcham Eastfields and London Bridge.
  • Trains which usually run between London Victoria and Sutton / Epsom Downs will only run between Epsom Downs and Balham.
  • Trains which usually run between London Victoria and West Croydon will run between Balham and Sutton via West Croydon.
  • A reduced service will run between London Bridge and Crystal Palace / Sutton / Epsom / Epsom Downs / Caterham / Tattenham Corner via Streatham.
  • No direct trains will run between London and Reigate. Change at Redhill for trains to / from London.
  • No trains will run between London Victoria and London Bridge.
  • No trains will call at stations between London Bridge and East Croydon via Sydenham.
  • No trains will run between East Croydon / Clapham Junction and Watford Junction / Milton Keynes Central.

Monday 3 January

 

A revised service will operate.

​​​​​​​Engineering work means that no Southern trains will run to or from London Victoria.  The following changes will apply:

  • Rail replacement buses will run between Balham and Clapham Junction.
  • Trains to / from Brighton / Eastbourne / Ore / Portsmouth Harbour / Southampton / Littlehampton / East Grinstead will be diverted to / from London Bridge.
  • Trains to / from Dorking and Horsham will also divert to / from London Bridge, and will run non-stop between Mitcham Eastfields and London Bridge.
  • Trains which usually run between London Victoria and Sutton / Epsom Downs will only run between Epsom Downs and Balham.
  • Trains which usually run between London Victoria and West Croydon will run between Balham and Sutton via West Croydon.
  • A reduced service will run between London Bridge and Crystal Palace / Sutton / Epsom / Epsom Downs / Caterham / Tattenham Corner via Streatham.
  • No direct trains will run between London and Reigate. Change at Redhill for trains to / from London.
  • No trains will run between London Victoria and London Bridge.
  • No trains will call at stations between London Bridge and East Croydon via Sydenham.
  • No trains will run between East Croydon / Clapham Junction and Watford Junction / Milton Keynes Central.
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Last updated:   29 September 2021