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.

Disruption between Redhill and East Croydon

Trains are now running normally between Redhill and East Croydon.

Amended Gatwick Express service on Sunday 28 and Monday 29 May

Network Rail are carrying out engineering work between Purley and Earlswood, closing some lines.

A half hourly Gatwick Express service will operate on Sunday and Monday.

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 on Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 June

Network Rail are carrying out engineering work between East Croydon and Gatwick Airport, closing some lines.

A half hourly service will run between London Victoria and Gatwick Airport.

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 until 06:00 on Sunday 18 June

Network Rail are carrying out engineering work between Purley and Three Bridges, closing some lines.

Customer Advice:

Until 06:00, buses replace trains between Gatwick Airport and London Victoria

Check before you travel:

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

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 Gatwick Express service from Sunday 9 July until 02:30 on Monday 10 July

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

From midnight on Sunday until 06:30, buses will replace Gatwick Express services.

From 06:30 until 10:00, a half hourly service will run.

From 10:00 until 21:00, a normal service will run.

From 21:00 until 02:30 on Monday, a half hourly service will run.

Check before you travel:

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

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 Gatwick Express service on Sunday 16 July

Engineering work is taking place between Battersea Park and Streatham Common from 01:15 to 10:00. Work will also take place between Battersea Park and Selhurst from 21:45 until the end of service.

From 01:15 until 07:00, buses will replace Gatwick Express services between London Victoria and Gatwick Airport.

From 07:00 until 10:00, a half hourly service will run with trains leaving London Victoria on and at half past the hour. Trains will leave Gatwick Airport at 20 and 50 minutes past the hour.

Between 10:00 and 21:45, a normal service will run.

From 21:45 until the end of service, a half hourly service will run with trains leaving London Victoria on and at half past the hour. Trains will leave Gatwick Airport at 20 and 50 minutes past the hour.

Check before you travel:

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

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 Gatwick Express service on Sunday 23 July

Network Rail are carrying out engineering work between Earlswood and Three Bridges, closing some lines.

Until approximately 06:00 a coach service will operate between London Victoria and Gatwick Airport.

Between 06:00 and 10:00 and from 21:00 until the end of service, a half hourly train service will operate.

Trains will operate at as follows:

On the hour and 30 minutes past the hour from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport.

20 and 50 minutes past the hour from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria.

Between 10:00 and 21:00 a normal Gatwick Express service will operate.

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.

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 Gatwick Express service on Sunday 30 July

Engineering work is taking place between Balham and Selhurst from 01:20 until 10:00 and after 21:30 on Sunday, closing some lines.

From 01:15 until 07:00, buses will replace Gatwick Express services between London Victoria and Gatwick Airport.

From 07:00 until 10:00, a half hourly service will run with trains leaving London Victoria on and at half past the hour. Trains will leave Gatwick Airport at 20 and 50 minutes past the hour.

Between 10:00 and 21:45, a normal service will run.

From 21:45 until the end of service, a half hourly service will run with trains leaving London Victoria on and at half past the hour. Trains will leave Gatwick Airport at 20 and 50 minutes past the hour.

Check before you travel:

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

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 service between Redhill and Gatwick Airport on Sunday 6 August

Engineering work is taking place at Redhill, closing one of the platforms.

Great Western services between Reading and Gatwick Airport will be retimed to run slightly later than usual between Redhill and Gatwick Airport.

It is not yet known if Gatwick Express, Southern or Thameslink services will be affected by this engineering work. Please check back nearer the time.

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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