NAVIGATORS and travelers are ready for a weekend of train disruption as engineering work takes place on tracks across the county.
Gatwick Express services will be suspended and southern services between London Victoria and the South Coast and Thameslink services between Peterborough and Brighton will be affected as works take place between Earlswood and Three Bridges.
Some lines between Earlswood and Balcombe will be closed all day due to engineering work, causing more delays for train riders.
🚧 Network Rail is carrying out planned engineering work on parts of the network this weekend to maintain and improve the railway.
ℹ Details on the work in progress and the services concerned 👉 https://t.co/27iN8zMMC5 pic.twitter.com/k2oeVCZNYM
— South (@SouthernRailUK) April 22, 2022
Further engineering work tomorrow will cause significant disruption to rail services, with rail replacement buses running on the following routes:
- Brighton and Worthing
- Worthing and Littlehampton
- Brighton and Littlehampton
- Shoreham and Littlehampton
- Hastings and Ashford International
- Hastings and Ore
Works between Arundel and Littlehampton will close some lines on Sunday, with services from London Victoria to Littlehampton starting and ending in Brighton, and services from Brighton to Southampton and Portsmouth Harbor starting and ending in Littlehampton.
Services between Brighton and Hove will not operate.
Rail operators have advised customers to check before traveling and plan their journey.
🚂 🛤️ Please check before you travel if you are taking a train this early May bank holiday. ✅
🛠️ 95% of the network will be open as usual but our planned works will affect some routes.
– Rail network (@networkrail) April 21, 2022
Further disruption is expected for the May bank holiday weekend next week, with a modified timetable for Thameslink services between London Bridge, Gatwick Airport and Brighton between April 30 and May 2 due to updates at signaling level.
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This notice was published: 2022-04-23 04:00:00