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 Eastbourne and Bexhill / Polegate on Sunday 2 August

Start date
02/08/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Southern services to / from / via Eastbourne

TOC(s) affected

Due to engineering work taking place in the Eastbourne area, there will be no train service between Bexhill and Hastings and a significant reduction to the service between Hastings and Ore.

Customers are advised not to travel on routes between Polegate, Eastbourne and Hastings as a very limited bus service will be in place.

The limited bus service will run to the following plan:

  • One bus per hour calling at: Eastbourne, Polegate, Bexhill, Hastings
  • Two buses per hour calling at: Eastbourne, Polegate and all stations to Bexhill
  • A shuttle bus running between Bexhill and Hastings


Trains will be running between Hastings and Ashford International.

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:

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.