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 Southern service each night from Monday 10 until Thursday 13 August

Start date
10/08/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected

Various Southern routes

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place at various locations across the Southern network, closing some lines each night.

Monday - Thursday:

From approximately 21:45 each night, buses will replace trains between Eastbourne and Hastings.

From approximately 23:45 each night, services between London Victoria and Sutton / Horsham will be diverted via Selhurst, and will run to a revised timetable.

From approximately 23:45 each night, services will not run between Shepherds Bush and Watford Junction / Milton Keynes Central.

You may require a change of train in your journey and to travel via London Euston. Please allow extra time when travelling, as journey times will be extended.

Ticket acceptance:

You may use your tickets on the following routes:

  • Other Southern services between Clapham Junction and London Victoria
  • London Underground between London Victoria and London Euston
  • London Northwestern Railway between London Euston and Watford Junction / Milton Keynes Central


Check before you travel:

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

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

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility and bicycle information, please use this page.

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages.