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.

Amended late night midweek service between Haywards Heath and Brighton from 23:45 on Monday 1 until Friday 5 April

Start date
01/04/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected

Southern between London Victoria and Worthing / Brighton

Thameslink between Bedford / Cambridge and Brighton

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Haywards Heath and Brighton, closing all lines from approximately 23:45 each night.


The 23:25 London Victoria to Brighton service will not call at Burgess Hill and Hassocks. Customers are advised to use an earlier service from London Victoria, or change at Haywards Heath for a replacement bus service.

The 23:16 and 00:02 London Victoria to Worthing services will be diverted via Falmer, increasing journey times by up to 45 minutes.


Buses replace trains between Haywards Heath and Brighton from approximately 00:15 each morning from Tuesday to Friday.

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

Bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time, unless fully folded. More travel advice for your replacement bus journey is available by selecting the Train Operating Company you are travelling with here.