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 Barnham / Littlehampton and Chichester on Saturday 26 and Sunday 27 September

Start date
26/09/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected

Great Western Railway between Brighton and Bristol Temple Meads / Cardiff Central

Southern between London Victoria and Portsmouth Harbour and

between Brighton and Southampton Central

TOC(s) affected
Great Western RailwaySouthern

Engineering work is taking place between on Saturday between Barnham and Chichester and on Sunday between Littlehampton and Chicester, closing various lines.

Great Western Railway:

Trains will not run. You should use Southern services to complete your journey.



Revised train service between London Victoria and Barnham.

Southern trains will not run to / from Southampton. Use South Western Railway services between Havant and Southampton.

Replacement buses will run between Barnham and Chichester.


Replacement buses will run between Littlehampton and Chichester via Ford / Bognor Regis.

Trains which usually run between London Victoria and Bognor Regis / Portsmouth will divert to / from Littlehampton.

Trains which usually run between Brighton and Portsmouth / Southampton will run between Brighton and Littlehampton.

Trains will run between Chichester and Portsmouth Harbour.


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.