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 overnight service between Earlswood and Brighton from Monday 8 to Friday 12 July

Start date
08/07/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected

Southern between London Victoria and Bognor Regis / Brighton / Chichester / Epsom Downs / Gatwick Airport / Horsham

Thameslink between Bedford / Cambridge and Brighton and between Peterborough and Horsham

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place overnight at various locations on the network, closing some lines.


Monday and Tuesday

  • Some trains between London Victoria and Worthing will not stop at Wivelsfield. Use replacement buses between Wivelsfield and Worthing / Haywards Heath.
  • Some trains between London Victoria and Brighton will not stop at Burgess Hill and Hassocks. Use replacement buses between Haywards Heath and Brighton for these stations.
  • Services will be diverted via Lewes and subject to extended journey times.

Monday to Thursday

  • Some services between London Victoria and Gatwick Airport will be amended with possible extended journey times.


Monday to Thursday

  • Some trains will not stop at Earlswood, Salfords and Horley. Replacement buses will run between Redhill and Gatwick Airport for intermediate stations.

Tuesday to Friday

  • Buses replace trains between Haywards Heath and Brighton.

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.