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 late night / early morning Southern service from Monday 9 to Friday 13 March

Start date
09/03/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected

Various Southern routes

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place overnight at various locations on the Southern network, closing various lines.

Monday to Thursday

  • The 20:10 East Croydon to Milton Keynes Central service will terminate at Watford Junction.
  • The 21:10 East Croydon to Watford Junction service will arrive at Watford Junction slightly later than usual.
  • The 22:10 Milton Keynes Central to Clapham Junction will start from Watford Junction at 22:53.

You should use London Northwestern Railway to complete your journey.

  • The 21:49 Eastbourne to Ashford International service will be replaced by a bus between Hastings and Ashford International.
  • The 23:25 Ashford International to Hastings service will be replaced by a bus throughout.
  • The 23:56 London Victoria to London Bridge service will be replaced by a bus between Streatham Hill and London Bridge.
  • The 23:59 London Bridge to Streatham Hill service will be replaced by a bus throughout.

Tuesday to Friday

  • The 00:01 London Bridge to Crystal Palace service will be replaced by a bus between Tulse Hill and Crystal Palace.
  • The 00:10 / 00:35 London Bridge to East Croydon services will be replaced by a bus.
  • The 00:17 London Bridge to Caterham service will be diverted and will be subject to an extended journey time.


  • Buses will replace late night / early morning (Friday) trains between Brighton and West Worthing / Worthing / Littlehampton.


  • The 22:17 Selhurst to Watford Junction service will terminate at Shepherds Bush.
  • The 23:42 Watford Junction to Clapham Junction service will not run.

An additional 00:06 (Saturday) Shepherds Bush to Clapham Junction service will run.

You should use Southern services to London Victoria, London Underground between Victoria and Euston, and London Northwestern Railway services between London Euston and Watford Junction.

Check before you travel:

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

You can plan your journey on London Underground by using the Transport for London 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.