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 trains between Haywards Heath / Lewes and Brighton from 23:59 Saturday 28 to 08:40 on Sunday 29 December

Start date
28/12/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected
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 Southern between Eastbourne / Lewes / Seaford and Brighton

Thameslink between Bedford and Brighton 

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Preston Park / Lewes and Brighton, closing all lines between 00:30 and 08:30.


Trains between London Victoria and Brighton will be diverted between Preston Park and Brighton via Hove.

Until approximately 08:30, buses will replace trains between Lewes and Brighton.


Saturday night

The 22:17 / 22:45 Bedford to Brighton trains are replaced by buses between Haywards Heath and Brighton.

The 23:35 Bedford to Brighton will terminate at Haywards Heath. Customers should use Southern trains between Haywards Heath and Brighton.

Sunday until 08:30 

No trains will run between Haywards Heath and Brighton

Customers should use Southern trains between Haywards Heath and Brighton.

Check before you travel:

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages.

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.