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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.

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?

Due to Coronavirus, planning engineering work is harder than usual. This means online journey planners, such as National Rail Enquiries, may only be updated with works close to when they are due to happen. To find out more 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
  • Visit our Coronavirus page for current travel advice
  • 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.

Check for planned engineering works affecting your journey

Please choose a date below

Engineering work for Today

Date:
28 November - 28 November 2021 11:59 PM

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

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

Buses to replace trains between Royston and Cambridge.

Check before you travel:

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

Although journey planners are showing correctly, your journey may be subject to alteration at short notice due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Please check before your journey.

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.

Date:
28 November - 28 November 2021 11:59 PM

Routes affected:
Thameslink to / from / via London Bridge

Engineering work is taking place around London Bridge station, closing some lines before 09:20.

Before 09:20, Thameslink services to / from / via London Bridge will run to an amended timetable.

Additional:

  • The 08:30 London Bridge to Sutton service will not run.
  • The 09:00 London Bridge to Sutton service will be amended to start from London Blackfriars instead of London Bridge.

 

Check before you travel:

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

Although journey planners are showing correctly, your journey may be subject to alteration at short notice due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Please check before your journey.

Date:
27 November - 28 November 2021 11:59 PM

Routes affected:
Southern / Thameslink to / from / via Earlswood / Salfords

Engineering work is taking place in the Gatwick Airport area, closing some lines from 23:45 on Saturday and all day on Sunday.

Southern:

Services running between Gatwick Airport and Three Bridges will be subject to extended journey times.

Thameslink:

From 23:45 on Saturday, and all day on Sunday, Thameslink services between London Bridge and Horsham will not call at Earlswood or Salfords.

Ticket acceptance:

If you are travelling to / from Earlswood or Salfords, you can use your ticket on the Metrobus route 100.

Check before you travel:

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

Although journey planners are showing correctly, your journey may be subject to alteration at short notice due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Please check before your journey.

Date:
27 November - 28 November 2021 11:59 PM

Routes affected:
Thameslink between Bedford / Luton and Rainham / Sutton / Gatwick Airport / Three Bridges / Brighton 

Engineering work is taking place between London Blackfriars and Luton on Saturday evening and all day on Sunday, closing various lines.

After 21:30 on Saturday:

From 21:30 until the end of service, trains will run to an amended and reduced timetable between Kentish Town and West Hampstead Thameslink, with some extended journey times.

Sunday before 08:50:

Trains will run to an amended and reduced timetable between Radlett and Cricklewood, with some extended journey times.

Sunday after 08:50:

Trains between Bedford / Luton and London St Pancras International / Sutton will run  to an amended and reduced timetable. A reduced number of services will run between London Blackfriars and St Albans.

Check before you travel:

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

Although journey planners are showing correctly, your journey may be subject to alteration at short notice due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Please check before your journey.

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