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Engineering work for Today

Date:
8 August - 12 August 2022 11:59 PM

Routes affected:
Between Luton / West Hampstead Thameslink and Rainham

Engineering work is taking place overnight between Gravesend and Gillingham ending Friday morning, closing some lines.

From approximately 00:15 until approximately 04:30 on Tuesday to Friday mornings, buses will replace trains between Gravesend and Gillingham.

The 04:00 Gillingham to Dartford train will start from Gravesend at 04:20. A replacement bus will depart Gillingham significantly earlier at 03:12 to meet the train.

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.

Date:
8 August - 11 August 2022 11:59 PM

Routes affected:
Southern / Thameslink services to / from / via Redhill

Engineering work is taking place between Purley and Balcombe, closing lines via Redhill overnight.

After 23:00 each night, trains via Redhill will run to an amended timetable, with some trains running earlier than usual.

Check before you travel:

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

To check for future disruptions visit the planned engineering works page.

Other disruptions

  • 09:12 Brighton to Cambridge due 11:40

    Facilities on the 09:12 Brighton to Cambridge due 11:40.
    This is due to more trains than usual needing repairs at the same time.
    Will be formed of 8 coaches instead of 12.

  • 11:54 Cambridge to Brighton due 14:17

    Facilities on the 11:54 Cambridge to Brighton due 14:17.
    This is due to more trains than usual needing repairs at the same time.
    Will be formed of 8 coaches instead of 12.

  • 14:42 Brighton to Cambridge due 17:11

    Facilities on the 14:42 Brighton to Cambridge due 17:11.
    This is due to more trains than usual needing repairs at the same time.
    Will be formed of 8 coaches instead of 12.

  • 17:24 Cambridge to Brighton due 19:51

    Facilities on the 17:24 Cambridge to Brighton due 19:51.
    This is due to more trains than usual needing repairs at the same time.
    Will be formed of 8 coaches instead of 12.

  • 20:12 Brighton to Cambridge due 22:40

    Facilities on the 20:12 Brighton to Cambridge due 22:40.
    This is due to more trains than usual needing repairs at the same time.
    Will be formed of 8 coaches instead of 12.

  • 22:54 Cambridge to London Kings Cross due 23:59

    Facilities on the 22:54 Cambridge to London Kings Cross due 23:59.
    This is due to more trains than usual needing repairs at the same time.
    Will be formed of 8 coaches instead of 12.

No incidents

  • Cambridge North: Lifts out of order

    The lifts will be out of order between platform 2 & 3 and the overbridge from now until further notice at Cambridge North station.
    Additional Information:
    This affects Great Northern services towards Ely and Kings Lynn and Greater Anglia services from London. Please speak to station staff for further assistance.

  • Essex Road: There is reduced lift access at Essex Road station. One of Two lifts are out of order.

    There is reduced lift access at Essex Road station. One of Two lifts are out of order.
    Additional Information:
    Please allow extra time if alighting or joining a service at Essex Road. Please speak to station staff for further assistance.

  • London Blackfriars: Lifts out of order

    The lifts will be out of order between Platform 1, 2, 3, 4 and Southbank Entrance/Exit from now until further notice at London Blackfriars station.
    Additional Information:
    Passengers still have access to a lift at the Northend of the plaform. Please speak to station staff for further assistance.

  • Royston: Toilets out of order

    The Ladies toilets are out of order at Royston station.
    Additional Information:
    Please speak to station staff for further assistance.

  • Welwyn Garden City: Lifts out of order

    The lifts will be out of order between Platforms 1/2 and the Footbridge from now until further notice at Welwyn Garden City station.
    Additional Information:
    This affects Great Northern and Thameslink services towards London and Sevenoaks. Please speak to station staff for further assistance.

For details of the London Underground services please visit the Transport for London website.

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