Improvement works

From time to time, often at weekends or public holidays, Gatwick Express has to make alterations to train services, usually for planned Improvement works.

Amended Gatwick Express service before 10:00 and after 22:00 on Sunday 19 August

Engineering work is taking place between London Victoria and Clapham Junction, closing some lines.

Before 07:00, services between London Victoria and Gatwick Airport will not run.

Between 07:00 and 10:00, and after 22:00, journeys will be subject to extended journey times.

Check before you travel:

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

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Amended evening East Midlands Trains services from Monday 27 to Friday 31 August

Engineering work is taking place each evening between Bedford and Wellingborough, closing some lines.

Monday:

The 23:21 Sheffield to Derby service will arrive earlier than usual at Derby.

Monday to Thursday:

The 20:50 Sheffield to London St Pancras service will arrive in London later than usual.

The 21:29 Nottingham to London St Pancras service will arrive in London later than usual.

The 21:50 London St Pancras to East Midlands Parkway service arrives later than usual at East Midlands Parkway.

The 22:00 and 23:08 London St Pancras to Nottingham services will arrive at Nottingham later than usual.

The 22:20 London St Pancras to Sheffield service arrives later than usual at Sheffield.

Tuesday to Friday:

The 00:15 London St Pancras to Leicester service will arrive at Leicester later than usual.

The 04:45 Leicester to London St Pancras service will depart Leicester earlier than usual, at 04:42.

Check before you travel:

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

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Amended Gatwick Express service before 06:00 and from 22:45 on Sunday 2 September

Engineering work is taking place between Earlswood and Gatwick Airport, closing some lines.

The 05:00 London Victoria to Gatwick Airport and the 05:48 Gatwick Airport to London Victoria will not run. A replacement bus service will operate.

After 22:45, trains may be subject to extended journey times.

Check before you travel:

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

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Amended midweek Gatwick Express service after 22:30 from Monday 3 to Thursday 6 September

Engineering work is taking place between Purley and Three Bridges, closing some lines.

All services may be subject to extended journey times between Purley and Three Bridges.

Check before you travel:

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

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

No Gatwick Express trains between Gatwick Airport and Brighton on Saturday 8 September

Engineering work is taking place between Three Bridges and Brighton / Lewes closing the line.

Gatwick Express trains will not run between Gatwick Airport and Brighton.

Customers should use alternative Southern services between London Victoria and Brighton.

Check before you travel:

These changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Amended midweek overnight Gatwick Express service from Monday 10 to Thursday 13 September

Each night between 23:00 and 05:00, engineering work is taking place between London Victoria and Gatwick Airport closing some lines.

Some trains between London Victoria and Gatwick Airport will have journey times extended.

Check before you travel:

These changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

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