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 service between Ford and Brighton on Sunday 8 March

Start date
08/03/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Great Western Railway between Bristol Temple Meads / Romsey / Portsmouth Harbour and Brighton

Southern between Southampton Central / Portsmouth Harbour and Brighton / London Victoria

TOC(s) affected
Great Western RailwaySouthern

Engineering work is taking place between Ford and Brighton, closing all lines.

Great Western Railway:

Most trains that usually run to / from Brighton will be amended to run to / from Westbury or Salisbury instead. No Great Western Railway services will run between Cosham and Brighton.

Customers should use Southern services to complete their journey.

The 08:19 Romsey to Brighton and the 21:46 Brighton to Portsmouth Harbour services will be cancelled throughout.


Buses will replace trains between Littlehampton / Worthing and Brighton.

Customer with tickets via Barnham can may travel via Clapham Junction.

You may also use your tickets on South Western Railway services between Clapham Junction and the South Coast.

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.