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.

No trains between East Croydon and Caterham / Redhill / Tattenham Corner on Sunday 2 February

Start date
02/02/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected
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All routes through Purley

Additionally Southern routes between London Victoria and Dorking and between Redhill and Tonbridge

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between East Croydon and Redhill, closing all lines.

Gatwick Express

No Gatwick Express trains will operate. Customers should use Southern trains between London Victoria and Gatwick Airport which are diverted to run via Horsham. 

Customers should allow extra time when travelling to / from Gatwick Airport.


Buses will replace trains between East Croydon and Redhill.

Buses will also replace trains between East Croydon and Tattenham Corner. 

Additional buses will run between East Grinstead and Gatwick Airport. 

Customers should use local buses between Purley and Caterham.

Trains between Redhill and Tonbridge are extended to run between Reigate and Tonbridge.

Trains will run between London Victoria and Gatwick Airport but are diverted and will call additionally at Clapham Junction, Epsom, Horsham and Three Bridges.


Trains will not run between East Croydon and Redhill. Customers should use Southern replacement buses between East Croydon and Redhill.

Trains between Cambridge and Brighton are amended and will run between Cambridge and London Kings Cross.

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.