Service alteration details

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Find out details about how services are running and be informed on any disruption on your journey.

Reduced service across some Southern and Thameslink routes today

Incident created
10/07/2021 04:30
Last updated
12/07/2021 20:02
Route affected

Southern services across the railway network

Thameslink services across the railway network 

 
TOC(s) affected
Southern;Thameslink;
Description

A shortage of train crew means that a reduced Southern and Thameslink service will be in operation on several routes today. 

Journey planners have been updated and we will continue to update this page as and when we learn about additional driver unavailability.

What Thameslink routes are affected today?

There are a number of cancellations across Thameslink routes today, however most routes will have a service. Thameslink are working to provide as many services as possible with the reduced number of crew available, and will update this when more information becomes available.

You should check before travelling for more information about individual service cancellations on other routes, as well as alternative travel options.

Live Map | Alternative Routes

How is Southern affected today?

A reduced service is expected to run on a number of Southern routes, in particular long distance services to Brighton and the Coast. Southern are working to provide as many services as possible with the reduced number of crew available, and will update this when more information becomes available.

Check journey planners before travelling for more information about individual service cancellations on other routes, as well as alternative travel options.

Live Map | Alternative Routes

What's causing these cancellations?

Sadly, like everyone across the country, Coronavirus is directly affecting some colleagues and many more are self-isolating after being contacted through test and trace at the moment.

Checking your journey

You are recommended to sign up to National Rail Enquiries' alert notifications which notifies you, by WhatsApp, about affected services on a preferred route. You can also view the live map tool on the Thameslink website to help plan your journey.

Check before you travel:
You can check your journey using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility 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.

Twitter:
If you would like to follow this incident on Twitter, please use #Southern#Thameslink

Compensation:
You may be entitled to compensation if you experience a delay in completing your journey today. Please keep your train ticket and make a note of your journey, as both will be required to support any claim.

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