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 / early morning Thameslink trains from Monday 23 to Friday 27 September

Start date
23/09/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected

Various Southern routes

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place each night Monday to Thursday between 22:00 and 05:00, finishing 05:00 Friday morning resulting in various line closures.

Monday to Thursday

The 22:18 Luton to Gillingham service is replaced by a bus between Gravesend and Gillingham.

The 22:37 St Albans to Sutton / 22:54 Luton to Sutton services (both via Wimbledon) are diverted to run via Mitcham Junction. Customers should use London Buses for stations via Tooting on any reasonable route to complete your journey.

The 23:30 Rainham to Dartford service is replaced by a bus throughout.

From 23:00 to 05:00 each night, trains will not call at Sandy. Buses will run between St Neots and Biggleswade calling at Sandy.

From 23:55 to 05:00 each night, buses will replace trains between Haywards Heath and Brighton.

Tuesday to Friday

The 00:28 / 01:24 Dartford to Gillingham services are replaced by buses throughout.

The 04:20 Luton to Sutton service will not stop at stations between Streatham and Wimbledon. Customers should use London Buses between Streatham and Wimbledon on any reasonable route to complete your journey.

Check before you travel:

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

You can plan your journey on London Buses by using the Transport for London 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.