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Engineering work for Today
Buses replace trains between Three Bridges and Brighton / Lewes on Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 October
20 October - 21 October 2018 11:59 PM
Gatwick Express between London Victoria and Brighton Southern between London Victoria and Brighton / Eastbourne / Littlehampton Thameslink between Bedford / Cambridge and Brighton
Engineering work is taking place between Three Bridges and Brighton / Lewes closing the line.
Replacement buses will run between Three Bridges and Brighton / Lewes.
Gatwick Express trains will only run between London Victoria and Gatwick Airport. These trains will not run between Gatwick Airport and Brighton. If you are travelling between London Victoria and Brighton please use Southern direct services which will be operating via an alternative route.
Customers travelling direct between London Victoria and Brighton are advised to use direct trains between London Victoria and Brighton via and calling at Horsham, Littlehampton, Angmering, Worthing, Shoreham-by-Sea and Hove. Journey times will be around 2 hours and 15 minutes.
Trains between London Victoria and Ore will only run between Brighton and Ore calling additionally at London Road (Brighton), Moulsecoomb and Falmer.
Trains between London Victoria and Portsmouth Harbour / Bognor Regis will now divide at Barham and will call additionally at Christs Hospital, Billingshurst, Pulborough, Amberley, Arundel and Ford.
Trains between London Victoria and Southampton Central will call additionally at Billingshurst, Pulborough and Arundel.
Thameslink customers should use Southern replacement buses between Three Bridges and Brighton.
Check before you travel:
You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner
You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages
Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.
You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.
To check for future disruptions visit the planned engineering works page.
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3 Station updates
Bedford: Lifts out of order
The lifts will be out of order between platforms and station exit/entry from now until 23:00 on 02/12/2018 at Bedford station.
St Albans City: Lifts out of order
The lifts will be out of order between Platform 1 and Ticket Hall from now until further notice at St Albans City station.
Welwyn Garden City: Lifts out of order
The lifts will be out of order between Platform 1 & 2 and the overbridge and exit from 20:09 on 13/10/2018 until further notice at Welwyn Garden City station.