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.

Reduced service between Portsmouth Harbour and Brighton on Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 September

Start date
28/09/2019  00:00
End date
29/09/2019 
Route affected
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Great Western Railway between Great Malvern / Cardiff Central / Bristol Temple Meads and Brighton

Southern between London Victoria / Brighton and Littlehampton / Portsmouth Harbour / Southampton Central

 
TOC(s) affected
Great Western RailwaySouthern
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Ford and Brighton, closing all lines.

Great Western Railway:

Saturday:

  • The 06:50 Portsmouth Harbour to Brighton service will not run. Customers should use alternative Southern services.
  • The 09:00 Brighton to Great Malvern service will start at Barnham. A replacement bus will run between Brighton and Barnham, running earlier than usual in order to connect with the train.
  • The 10:57 Great Malvern to Brighton service will terminate at Barnham. A replacement bus will run between Barnham and Brighton.
  • The 17:00 Brighton to Bristol Temple Meads service will start at Barnham. A replacement bus will run between Brighton and Barnham, running earlier than usual in order to connect with the train.

Sunday:

Trains will be amended to run to / from Portsmouth Harbour, and will not run between Portsmouth Harbour and Brighton. Customers should use alternative Southern services to complete their journey.

Southern:

Buses will replace trains between Brighton and Littlehampton. The train service between London Victoria and Littlehampton will not run.

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.