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.

Buses replace trains to / from London Victoria on Sunday 5 January

Start date
05/01/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Gatwick Express between London Victoria and Gatwick Airport

All Southern services to / from London Victoria

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between London Victoria and Clapham Junction, closing all lines.

Gatwick Express:

As a result, no Gatwick Express services will run. Customers should use Southern or Thameslink trains / buses to complete their journey.


No trains will run to / from London Victoria.

Replacement buses will run between London Victoria and Clapham Junction.

Services to / from stations on the South Coast will be amended to run to / from London Bridge instead of London Victoria.

Trains that run between London Bridge and Caterham / Tattenham Corner will be diverted via Peckham Rye, and will not call at stations via Sydenham.

Trains to / from East Grinstead will be diverted to run to / from London Bridge.

After 22:00:

Trains will not call at Clapham Junction. Replacement buses will run between London Victoria and West Croydon (via Selhurst) / Streatham Hill (via Balham).

No trains will run between Clapham Junction and Watford Junction.

Services to / from Dorking will be amended to run to / from London Bridge instead of London Victoria.

Train services will run between Selhurst and Epsom Downs, and also between Streatham Hill and West Croydon via Crystal Palace.

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.