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.

Engineering work affecting Great Northern / Thameslink / Southern / Gatwick Express services

Great Northern / Thameslink / Southern / Gatwick Express services are no longer affected by essential engineering work that took place on Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 July.

 

Disruption between Redhill and Gatwick Airport

Trains are running normally between Redhill and Gatwick Airport following a disruption caused by a points failure.

 

 

Disruption between London Victoria and East Croydon

Trains are now running normally between London Victoria and East Croydon following disruption caused when emergency services were needed to deal with an incident near Queenstown Road.

Amended Gatwick Express service from 21:00 until the end of service Sunday 22 July

Engineering work is taking place between East Croydon and Gatwick Airport from approximately 21:00 to 04:00, closing some lines.

Journey times between London Victoria and Gatwick Airport will be extended by up to 15 minutes.

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.

Project Information:

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

Buses replace Gatwick Express services until 06:30 on Sunday 29 July

Engineering work is taking place between Purley and Gatwick Express until 06:30 on Sunday 29 July.

The 05:00 and 05:30 London Victoria to Gatwick Airport will not run.

The 05:48 and 06:18 Gatwick Airport to London Victoria will not run.

Buses will replace Gatwick Express services between London Victoria and Gatwick Airport until 06:30.

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 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.

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