Future engineering work

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No Southern / Gatwick Express services to / from London Victoria on Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 July

Start date
16/07/2022 
End date
17/07/2022 
Route affected
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Gatwick Express / Southern services to / from London Victoria

 
TOC(s) affected
Gatwick ExpressSouthern
Description

Engineering work is taking place between East Croydon and London Victoria, closing all lines.

No Southern services will run to / from London Victoria.

No Gatwick Express services will run. You can use alternative Southern / Thameslink services to / from Gatwick Airport.

Replacement buses will run between East Croydon and Clapham Junction. Some early morning / late night buses will be extended to run between East Croydon and London Victoria.

Trains between London Victoria and Brighton / Eastbourne / Ore / Dorking / Horsham / Portsmouth Harbour / Southampton Central / Bognor Regis / Littlehampton / East Grinstead will be diverted to run to / from London Bridge instead, running to an amended timetable.

A reduced timetable will be in operation between London Bridge and Crystal Palace / Sutton / Epsom.

Trains between Streatham Hill and Sutton via West Croydon will run to an amended timetable.

Trains between London Bridge and Caterham / Tattenham Corner will run to an amended timetable.

No direct trains will run between:

  • East Grinstead and London (change at East Croydon).
  • Reigate and London (change at Redhill).

 

Trains between London Bridge and Beckenham Junction will not run.

No trains will call at stations between London bridge and East Croydon via Sydenham. You can use London Underground services between London Bridge and Canada Water, and London Overground services between Canada Water and Crystal Palace / West Croydon via New Cross / Sydenham.

No trains will run between East Croydon / Clapham Junction and Watford Junction. You can use Southern replacement buses between East Croydon and Clapham Junction, Underground services between Clapham Junction / Victoria and Euston and London Northwestern Railway services between London Euston and Watford Junction.

Ticket acceptance:

You can use your ticket with:

  • London Buses 255 between Balham and Streatham Hill, and also on routes 170 / 319.
  • London Northwestern Railway between London Euston and Watford Junction
  • London Overground between Canada Water and Crystal Palace / West Croydon via New Cross / Sydenham.
  • London Underground between Victoria / Clapham Junction / Balham / London Bridge
  • South Western Railway between Clapham Junction and London Waterloo.

 

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

You can plan your journey on London Buses / London Underground by using the Transport for London Journey Planner

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.