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Find out if there is any planned engineering work on your date of train travel on Thameslink

Planned engineering work

Details of planned engineering works on the Thameslink network.

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Planned engineering work

  • To maintain and improve the railway, Network Rail carries out regular planned engineering works on the Thameslink network
  • Work normally takes place at weekends or after 10 pm – but occasionally services are impacted at other times
  • Information will be available here as soon as it is available
  • Please check before travelling, and see our live departures and arrivals for up-to-the-minute information

Planning a journey or buying a ticket in advance?

To find out how engineering work will affect your journey simply click the date that you wish to travel on the calendar below to get the full details of planned works as well as if these works have been uploaded to online journey planners.

  • The furthest date that engineering work alterations have been included in online journey planners is available here
  • The furthest date Advance Fares have been released for is available here
  • Some tickets may not be available online during engineering works. If you're unable to find your usual ticket, please use the ticket vending machines or ask at the station ticket office

Always check before you travel using our Journey planner, National Rail Enquiries or download our On Track App.

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Engineering work for Today

No services at Earlswood / Salfords on Sunday 27 November

Date:
27 November - 27 November 2022 11:59 PM

Routes affected:
Thameslink between London Bridge and Horsham

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

As a result services to / from Horsham will run to an amended timetable with most services running between Bedford and Horsham.

All day services will not be able to call at Earlswood or Salfords. Until 20:00 your ticket will be accepted on Metrobus route 100. 

From 20:00 rail replacement buses will run between Gatwick Airport and Redhill.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries 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.

Amended 08:30 and 09:00 London Bridge to Sutton services on Sunday 27 November

Date:
27 November - 27 November 2022 11:59 PM

Routes affected:
08:30 and 09:00 London Bridge to Sutton

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

As a result the 08:30 and 09:00 London Bridge to Sutton services will start from London Blackfriars and will call additionally at Elephant & Castle and Loughborough Junction. Both services will depart a few minutes earlier from London Blackfriars. 

Check before you travel:

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

Buses replace early morning trains between Haywards Heath and Brighton on Sunday 27 November

Date:
27 November - 27 November 2022 11:59 PM

Routes affected:
Thameslink between Bedford / London Bridge and Brighton 

Engineering work is taking place between Haywards Heath and Brighton until 06:45, closing some lines.

As a result train services will start / terminate at Haywards Heath.

Rail replacement buses will run between Haywards Heath and Brighton.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries 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.

Buses replace early morning trains between Bedford and Luton / St Albans City on Sunday 27 November

Date:
27 November - 27 November 2022 11:59 PM

Routes affected:
Thameslink services to / from Bedford 

Engineering work is taking place between Bedford and Luton / St Albans City until 08:15, closing some lines.

As a result buses will replace trains between Bedford and Luton / St Albans City.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries 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.

Buses replace early morning services between Stevenage and Royston / Cambridge / Peterborough on Sunday 27 November

Date:
27 November - 27 November 2022 11:59 PM

Routes affected:
Great Northern between London Kings Cross and Cambridge  Thameslink between London Kings Cross and Peterborough

Engineering work is taking place between Stevenage and Biggleswade until 08:30, closing some lines.

As a result all services will start / terminate at Stevenage.

Rail replacement buses will run between:

  • Stevenage and Royston / Cambridge 
  • Stevenage and Peterborough

 

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries 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.

Buses replace trains between Royston and Cambridge on Sunday 27 November

Date:
27 November - 27 November 2022 11:59 PM

Routes affected:
Great Northern between London Kings Cross and Cambridge / Kings Lynn Thameslink between Brighton / Gatwick Airport / London Kings Cross and Cambridge 

Engineering work is taking place between Royston and Cambridge, closing all lines.

As a result buses will replace trains between Royston and Cambridge all day.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries 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.

Amended services to / from Brighton until 07:00 on Sunday 27 November

Date:
27 November - 27 November 2022 11:59 PM

Routes affected:
Southern between London Bridge and Brighton Thameslink between Bedford / London Bridge and Brighton

Engineering work is taking place between Preston Park and Brighton, resulting in the closure of all lines.

Southern

Until approximately 07:00 on Sunday morning, trains between London Bridge and Brighton will be diverted to run via Hove and will have extended journey times.

Thameslink

It is not yet known how Thameslink are affected by this engineering work.

Check before you travel:

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

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