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 between Haywards Heath and Brighton before 08:20 on Sunday 26 April

Start date
26/04/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Southern between London Victoria / London Bridge / Haywards Heath and Brighton / Littlehampton

Thameslink between Bedford / London Bridge and Brighton

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Wivelsfield and Preston Park, closing all lines before 08:20.


Trains to / from Brighton will be diverted to run via Lewes, extending journey times by around 15 minutes. Some trains from Haywards Heath towards London stations will be retimed to depart earlier than usual.

Replacement buses will run between Haywards Heath and Brighton.


Until 08:20 trains will start / terminate at Haywards Heath, buses will run 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.