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 17 and Sunday 18 October

Start date
17/10/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Southern between London Victoria / London Bridge and Brighton

Thameslink between Bedford / London Bridge and Brighton

TOC(s) affected

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


Buses will also replace trains between Three Bridges / Haywards Heath and Lewes (via Cooksbridge).

A reduced direct service will operate between London Victoria and Brighton diverted via Horsham and Littlehampton with extended journey times.


Buses will replace trains between Three Bridges and Brighton.

On Saturday, a reduced service will run between Bedford and Gatwick Airport.

On Sunday, a reduced service will run between London Blackfriars and Gatwick Airport.

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.