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Improvement works

From time to time, often at weekends or public holidays, Gatwick Express has to make alterations to train services, usually for planned Improvement works.

Amended Gatwick Express service on Saturday 27 January

Network Rail is carrying out engineering work between Three Bridges and Brighton, closing some lines.

London Victoria to Brighton services will run between London Victoria and Gatwick Airport. Customers should use alternative Southern services between Gatwick Airport and Brighton.

Check before you travel:

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

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Amended Gatwick Express service on Sunday 28 January

Network Rail is carrying out engineering work between Balham and East Croydon until 06:35 and between Purley and Gatwick Airport and between Three Bridges and Brighton, closing some lines.

Trains will operate as follows:

No Gatwick Express train services before 06:30.

  • Before 06:30, replacement buses will run between London Victoria and Gatwick Airport only.

 

After 06:30, the following amended service will run:
  • On the hour and 30 minutes past the hour from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport.
  • 20 and 50 minutes past the hour from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria.

 

Check before you travel:

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

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Amended Gatwick Express service on Sunday 11 February

Engineering work is taking place between Purley and Earlswood, closing some lines.

A half-hourly service will operate between London Victoria and Gatwick Airport.

Check before you travel:

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

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

No Gatwick Express service on Sunday 18 February

Engineering work is taking place between London Victoria and Selhurst and also between Purley and Gatwick Airport, closing some lines.

There is no Gatwick Express service on Sunday 18 February. Passengers should use Southern services.

Check before you travel:

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

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Amended Gatwick Express service between London Victoria and Gatwick Airport / Brighton on Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 February

Engineering work is taking place between Purley and Gatwick Airport, closing some lines.

Saturday

A half hourly Gatwick Express service will operate between London Victoria and Brighton.

Sunday

A half hourly service will operate between London Victoria and Redhill calling additionally at Clapham Junction and East Croydon.

Check before you travel:

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

Location Map:

For further location information on any railway station, please use this zoomable map

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Amended Gatwick Express service between London Victoria and Gatwick Airport / Brighton on Sunday 25 February

Engineering work is taking place between Purley and Gatwick Airport, closing some lines.

All day Sunday London Victoria to Brighton services will not run.

A half hourly service will operate between London Victoria and Gatwick Airport calling at Clapham Junction, East Croydon and Redhill.

Check before you travel:

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

Location Map:

For further location information on any railway station, please use this zoomable map

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Amended Gatwick Express service between London Victoria and Gatwick Airport / Brighton on Saturday 3 and Sunday 4 March

Engineering work is taking place between Purley and Gatwick Airport, closing some lines.

Saturday

A half hourly Gatwick Express service will operate between London Victoria and Brighton.

Sunday

A half hourly service will operate between London Victoria and Gatwick Airport calling at Clapham Junction, East Croydon and Redhill.

Check before you travel:

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

Location Map:

For further location information on any railway station, please use this zoomable map

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Amended Gatwick Express services between London Victoria and Gatwick Airport / Brighton on Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 March

Engineering work is taking place between Purley and Gatwick Airport, closing some lines.

Saturday

A half hourly Gatwick Express service will operate between London Victoria and Brighton.

Sunday

A half hourly Gatwick Express service will operate between London Victoria and Redhill calling additionally at Clapham Jn and East Croydon.  A rail replacement bus service will replace trains between Redhill and Gatwick Airport.

Check before you travel:

These changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner. Please check back nearer to the time of travel.

Location Map:

For further location information on any railway station, please use this zoomable map

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Amended Gatwick Express service on Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 March

On Saturday engineering work is taking place between Three Bridges and Brighton closing the line and on Sunday between East Croydon and Gatwick Airport closing some lines.

All weekend trains will run as follows:

  • On the hour and 30 minutes past the hour from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport.

  • 20 and 50 minutes past the hour from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria

 

Additionally on Saturday trains between London Victoria and Brighton will not run. Customers should use alternative trains / replacement buses to complete their journeys.

Additionally until 06:30 on Sunday, buses will replace trains between London Victoria and Gatwick Airport.

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 typing in your station here.

Bicycles:

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.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Buses replace trains between Three Bridges and Brighton / Lewes on Saturday 24 March

Engineering work is taking place between Three Bridges and Brighton / Lewes closing the line.

Buses will replace trains between Three Bridges and Brighton / Lewes.

The following alterations will also apply:

Gatwick Express

Trains will run every 15 minutes between London Victoria and Gatwick Airport.

Trains between London Victoria and Brighton will not run. Customers should use alternative trains / replacement buses to complete their journey.

Southern

Trains will run additionally between London Victoria and Brighton via Horsham and Littlehampton calling additionally at Horsham, Littlehampton, Worthing, Shoreham-by-Sea and Hove.

Ticket Acceptance

Gatwick Express and Thameslink customers may/should use Southern replacement buses between Three Bridges and Brighton.

Check before you travel:

These changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

You can find the location of your bus replacement by typing in your station here.

Bicycles:

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.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Amended Gatwick Express service on Sunday 1 April

Engineering work is taking place between Purley and Three Bridges closing some lines.

After the 05:30 London Victoria to Gatwick Airport and the 06:25 Gatwick Airport to London Victoria, trains will run to a half hourly timetable.

Check before you travel:

These changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

Location Map:

For further location information on any railway station, please use this zoomable map

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.