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 Brighton on Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 November

Start date
14/11/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected

Great Western Railway between Great Malvern / Bristol Temple Meads / Portsmouth Harbour and Brighton

Southern between Southampton Central / Portsmouth Harbour / Chichester / West Worthing and Brighton and also between Bognor Regis / Littlehampton and London Victoria

TOC(s) affected
Great Western RailwaySouthern

Engineering work is taking place between Ford and Brighton, closing some lines.

Great Western Railway:

Saturday only,  buses will replace trains between Barnham and Brighton. This is with the exception of the 06:50 Portsmouth Harbour to Brighton which will be cancelled throughout. Customers are advised to use alternative Southern services to complete their journey.

Please note, there is no Great Western Railway service to Brighton on a Sunday


Buses will replace trains between Brighton and Littlehampton.

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.