Future engineering work

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See details of routes affected by planned engineering works, including when they take effect, maps of the affected area, alternative timetables, advice for alternative travel and real-time updates.

Buses replace overnight trains between Three Bridges and Brighton from Monday 24 to Friday 28 September

Start date
24/09/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

Southern between London Victoria and Brighton / Worthing

Thameslink between Bedford and Brighton

TOC(s) affected

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


The following amendments will apply:

Monday to Thursday:

  • The 23:16 London Victoria to Worthing service will terminate at Three Bridges.
  • The 23:25 London Victoria to Brighton service will terminate at Three Bridges.

Replacement buses will run between Three Bridges and Brighton. Additional train services will run between Brighton and Worthing.

Tuesday to Friday:

  • The 00:02 London Victoria to Worthing / Eastbourne service will run between London Victoria and Eastbourne, and will not divide into two services.

Replacement buses will run between Three Bridges and Brighton.


Buses will replace trains between 00:20 and 03:00 Tuesday to Friday. Please note this will affect some late night trains on Monday evening.

Services between Bedford and Brighton will start / terminate at Haywards Heath / Three Bridges.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages


Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.