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.

Major improvement work between Three Bridges and Brighton / Lewes / Hove on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 of March

Start date
23/03/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Gatwick Express between London Victoria and Brighton

Southern between London Victoria / Haywards Heath and Brighton / Littlehampton / Eastbourne / Hastings / Ore

Thameslink between Bedford / Cambridge and Brighton

TOC(s) affected
Major improvement work is taking place between Haywards Heath and Brighton, closing all lines.

Train services between Brighton and London Victoria stations will be diverted via and calling additionally at Lewes. 

Buses will replace trains between Haywards Heath and Brighton.

Gatwick Express services will run between London Victoria and Gatwick Airport only.

Thameslink services will start / terminate at Three Bridges. Customers advised to use alternative Southern services between Brighton and Three Bridges via Lewes.

Full details of the engineering project taking place can be found here. Travel advice for travel to / from specific stations can be found here.

Customers travelling to events in London are advised to travel earlier than usual to ensure they arrive in time.

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.