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 early morning / late night trains between Brighton and Haywards Heath / Lewes on Sunday 5 July

Start date
05/07/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Southern between London Victoria and Brighton / Lewes, and also between Brighton and Lewes

Thameslink between Bedford / London Bridge and Brighton

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Preston Park and Brighton / Lewes, closing lines during early morning / late evening on Sunday.

Between 00:35 and 08:15, and also after 22:35, buses will replace trains between Brighton and Lewes. Trains between London Victoria and Brighton will be diverted via Hove, extending journey times.

On Sunday morning, Thameslink services to / from Brighton will be amended to terminate / start from Haywards Heath. Customers should use Southern services between Haywards Heath and Brighton.

Check before you travel:

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

Although journey planners are showing correctly, your journey may be subject to alteration at short notice due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Please check before your journey.

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.