Future engineering work

PAGE LAST UPDATED: 20/10/2019 22:46. Update now

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.

Extended journey times between Purley / Reigate and Gatwick Airport on Sunday 6 October

Start date
06/10/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Great Western Railway between Reading and Gatwick Airport

Gatwick Airport between London Victoria and Gatwick Airport

Southern between London Victoria and Brighton / Bognor Regis / Portsmouth Harbour also between Reigate and Tonbridge

Thameslink between Bedford and Brighton

TOC(s) affected
Great Western RailwaySouthernThameslink

Engineering work is taking place between Purley and Earlswood, closing some lines.

All trains between East Croydon and Gatwick Airport will be diverted to run via Redhill, slightly extending journey times.

Great Western Railways trains running between Reigate and Gatwick Airport will also have journey times extended.

Additionally, Southern trains between Reigate and Tonbridge will be subject to retiming through Redhill because of the diverted trains.

Additional information:

Gatwick Express will also operate a reduced half-hourly service between London Victoria and Gatwick Airport.

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