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 Three Bridges and Brighton on Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 October

Start date
10/10/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Southern between London Victoria / London Bridge and Brighton / Worthing / Littlehampton / Portsmouth Harbour

Thameslink between Bedford / Cambridge / London Bridge and Brighton

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Three Bridges and Brighton, closing all lines.


Replacement buses will run between Three Bridges and Brighton / Lewes with additional buses running between Hayward heath and Lewes.

A reduced service will run between London Victoria and Brighton but will be diverted via Horsham extending journey times.  

Trains will run to a revised timetable between Brighton and Lewes / Littlehampton.


Thameslink trains to / from Brighton will not run between Three Bridges and Brighton.

Customers should use Southern replacement buses between Three Bridges and Brighton can also travel on Southern services via Littlehampton.

Additional information

All weekend the car park at Three Bridges will be closed. This is due to accommodate replacement buses. Please park at an alternative location.

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.

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.