Future engineering work

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See details of routes affected by planned engineering works, including when they take effect, maps of the affected area, alternative timetables, advice for alternative travel and real-time updates.

No Southern / Gatwick Express service to / from London Victoria on Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 September

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All routes to / from London Victoria

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Gatwick ExpressSouthern

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

All day on Saturday and Sunday,
No trains will run between London Victoria and East Croydon. Replacement buses will operate between Clapham Junction and East Croydon.

Your ticket will be accepted on London Underground between London Victoria and Clapham Junction / Balham / London Bridge and on TfL buses between Balham and Streatham Hill / Clapham Junction and London Victoria, along with TfL buses 170 and 319 and South Western Railway between London Waterloo and Clapham Junction.

Gatwick Express services will not run. Please use Southern and Thameslink services to / from Gatwick Airport.

Trains on the Brighton, Eastbourne / Ore, Portsmouth Harbour / Southampton Central / Bognor Regis / Chichester, Littlehampton and East Grinstead routes will be diverted to operate to and from London Bridge, running to an amended timetable with some extended journey times.

Trains on the Horsham / Dorking route will also run to and from London Bridge, running non-stop between Mitcham Eastfields and London Bridge. Trains will run to an amended timetable between Streatham Hill and Sutton via West Croydon.

A reduced service will operate between London Bridge and Crystal Palace / Sutton / Epsom.

Trains will run to an amended timetable between London Bridge and Caterham / Tattenham Corner via Purley.
On Saturday only, Uckfield services will operate to and from East Croydon. Please use alternative trains between East Croydon and London.

Trains will run between Selhurst and Epsom Downs via Sutton and West Croydon.
No direct services will operate between London and Reigate. Please use alternative trains between Redhill and London. On Sunday only, buses replace trains between Edenbridge and Tonbridge.

No trains will call at stations between London Bridge and East Croydon via Sydenham. You can use your ticket on TfL Underground services between London Bridge and Canada Water and on London Overground between Canada Water and Crystal Palace / West Croydon via New Cross Gate and Sydenham.

No trains will run between East Croydon / Clapham Junction and Watford Junction. Your ticket will be accepted on Southern replacement buses between East Croydon and Clapham Junction, London Underground between Clapham Junction / Victoria and Euston, and London Northwestern Railway services between London Euston and Watford Junction / Milton Keynes Central.

Check before you travel:

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

You can plan your journey on London Underground / London Buses by using the Transport for London 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.