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Our timetable

Last updated: 28 February 2022

Planning and re-checking your journey

Journey planners

Journey planners are updated to reflect the timetable we plan to operate.

Information on upcoming engineering work is available here. These alterations may be added to journey planners later (where this is the case, it is noted in the individual engineering work entries).

Online timetables

Online timetables are available below. Please note that these timetables do not reflect:

  • Weekend and overnight alterations made owing to engineering work
  • Any alterations due to on-the-day disruption

Whichever way you plan your journey, please remember to re-check your journey using the journey planner before you travel for on-the-day alterations.

Finding a quieter train

Where possible, you are advised to travel at less busy times. Information on how busy we expect trains to be, updated on a daily basis, is available in our on-line timetables and live departures. More information on this is available here.

Summary of the service we plan to operate

Until Saturday 3 September

Downloadable timetables are available below or check journey planners.

From Sunday 4 September until Saturday 10 December

Journey planners are now showing the service we will operate. A summary of key changes is available below.

Downloadable timetables are available below.

More information on the background to these changes is available on the Latest on our rail service page. The key timetable changes are as follows:

Mondays to Fridays until 13 May

Services will resume from Sunday 3 April. Until then, additional Southern services will operate between Brighton and London Victoria calling at Haywards Heath and East Croydon. During busy times, services will make additional stops at Preston Park, Hassocks and Burgess Hill.

Gatwick Express branded trains may be used on Southern services on some routes. Southern tickets will be accepted for these journeys.

All routes

Trains will operate at different times, and in some cases to a reduced timetable.

Welwyn Garden City and Stevenage via Hertford North to Moorgate

Additional services will run between 07:00 and 10:00 and 17:00 and 18:00 to provide higher frequencies between Moorgate and Finsbury Park. More trains will run on the route towards Hertford North via stations such as Harringay, Hornsey and Alexandra Palace to reflect higher passenger demand.

Services towards London arriving between 07:45 and 08:45 and away from London between 17:30 and 18:30 are expected to be very busy. Please travel outside these times were possible. We are running additional trains to provide extra capacity where possible.

London King’s Cross to Cambridge (limited-stop) service

Additional station stops will be made at Royston and Letchworth to improve connections at busy times.

Transport for London: No Northern Line service between Moorgate and Kennington

The Northern Line is closed until mid-May between Moorgate and Kennington because of engineering work. More information is available on the TfL website.

Direct services between most destinations and London Victoria restored

Direct services will continue to operate on most routes, including to/from the Sussex Coast via Haywards Heath following the completion of engineering work. Services previously diverted to London Bridge will serve London Victoria again.

West London Line

The following peak-hour services will run:

  • 05:27 Balham to Milton Keynes Central
  • 07:01 Milton Keynes Central to Clapham Junction
  • 17:16 Selhurst to Milton Keynes Central
  • 19:16 Milton Keynes Central to Selhurst

At other times, please use London Overground services, or Southern/Tube/London Northwestern services via London Victoria/Euston to complete your journey. You may also use Thameslink services to/from St Pancras International which is a 20-minute walk from Euston.

Beckenham Junction to London Bridge via Crystal Palace

Services will run between Beckenham Junction and London Bridge every 90 minutes throughout the day. Additional services will run at school times to provide improved connections in the Dulwich area.

Customers at stations such as West Norwood wishing to travel to or from London Bridge should use the “via Norwood Junction” option in www.nationalrail.co.uk journey planners to show additional journey options.

London Bridge to London Victoria via Crystal Palace

Most services on this route will not run. Two morning peak services will operate (07:50 and 08:20 London Victoria to London Bridge) plus some late evening services.

Brighton and Hove to Littlehampton, Portsmouth and Southampton

Brighton and Hove shuttle services will generally not run. Please use services between Brighton and Littlehampton / Chichester to complete your journey.

Direct services to/from Brighton will not operate between Chichester and Portsmouth/Southampton. Please change at Barnham or Chichester for connecting services.

Brighton to Eastbourne and Hastings

One train per hour will run throughout the day. Most trains will run with eight, rather than four carriages.

Epsom to London Bridge via Carshalton Beeches

Fast services between Epsom and London Bridge will run every half-hour, the exception being a reduced frequency in the early morning. Trains from Epsom to London Bridge will depart at 05:45, 07:16, 08:15 then every 30 mins until 22:45.

Redhill to Tonbridge

An hourly service will run between Redhill and Tonbridge throughout the day, increasing to two trains per hour at busy times.

London Bridge to East Croydon via New Cross Gate, Brockley, Honor Oak Park, Forest Hill, Sydenham, Penge West and Norwood Junction Trains will run every 30 minutes.

Uckfield to London Bridge

The hourly service from Uckfield will be increased to half-hourly between 06:33 and 07:33 to support peak time and school travel on the route. The service will be hourly at busy times, but will be reduced to every two-hours when trains are quieter the departure times shown will run:

  • Uckfield to London Bridge: 05:31, 06:33, 07:03, 07:33, 08:33, 09:33, 10:33, 12:33, 14:33, 16:33, 17:33 then hourly until 22:33
  • London Bridge to Uckfield: 06:07, 07:07 08:07, 09:07, 11:07, 13:07, 15:07 then hourly 21:07, 23:07

Sutton to London Victoria via West Croydon

Up to four trains per hour will run between Sutton and London Victoria via West Croydon at busy times, with two trains per hour at quieter times. There will however be fewer trains running where there is less demand such as away from London Victoria in the morning rush hour, or towards London Victoria in the afternoon.

All other routes

Trains will operate at different times, and in some cases to a reduced timetable.

Transport for London: No Northern Line service between Moorgate and Kennington

The Northern Line is closed until mid-May between Moorgate and Kennington because of engineering work. More information is available on the TfL website.

St Albans and London to Rainham Thameslink services

One train per hour is operating between Rainham and St Albans City. At other times, please use alternative Thameslink services between St Albans and London Bridge and Southeastern services between London Bridge and Dartford. Thameslink services to and from Littlehampton and East Grinstead (peak hours only)

These trains will not run. Please use alternative Southern, Southeastern and Thameslink services and change as necessary to complete your journey.

Orpington to London Blackfriars

Additional services will run between Orpington and London Blackfriars to provide up to three services per hour at busy times between Bromley South and London Blackfriars.

London Blackfriars / Luton to Sutton / Wimbledon

Four trains per hour will continue to run between Sutton and London Blackfriars via Tulse Hill. Two trains per hour will continue to Luton via St Pancras International. The following trains will not run:

  • 11:34 Luton to Sutton
  • 13:19 Sutton to Blackfriars
  • 13:51 Blackfriars to Sutton
  • 14:46 Sutton to Luton

London King’s Cross to Cambridge (stopping) service

The current service will continue:

  • Two trains per hour running between Royston and London King’s Cross
  • One train per hour is extended (in each direction) from Royston, to Cambridge serving Meldreth, Shepreth and Foxton
  • Additional services will run between Royston and Cambridge to improve school time connections with Meldreth, Shepreth and Foxton

Cambridge to Brighton

Additional station stops will be made at Ashwell & Morden to improve connections at busy times.

All other routes

Trains will operate at different times, and in some cases to a reduced timetable.

Transport for London: No Northern Line service between Moorgate and Kennington

The Northern Line is closed until mid-May between Moorgate and Kennington because of engineering work. More information is available on the TfL website.

Please remember to re-check your journey using the journey planner before you travel for on-the-day alterations.

How do I find out about engineering works?

Always check your journey before you travel, as there may be changes to services due to engineering work and any local disruption on the day. Online journey planners may only be updated with works close to when they are due to happen.

In order to keep you informed we will continue to advise you when engineering work alterations have been updated. As soon as the information is available, details of work taking place will be advertised on our engineering work page here. Information on when online journey planners are currently correct up to is available here.

Ticket information

For details of the availability of advance fares, please visit the advance ticket availability information here. If your pre-booked journey is changed, for example the time is amended, then you can either continue to travel on the revised timetable or apply for a refund.