Southern Status | Buses replace trains between Purley and Redhill on Saturday 9 March

Updated at: 26-Jan-2024 12:35:43: PM

Operator:  Southern

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Routes affected:

Southern between London Victoria and Reigate / Three Bridges / Brighton / Ore / Chichester

Thameslink between Peterborough and Horsham

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Description of Incident

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


Buses will replace trains between Purley and Redhill.

A shuttle train service will operate between Redhill and Reigate.


Buses will replace trains between Purley and Redhill via Coulsdon South.

Trains between Horsham and Peterborough will not call at Coulsdon South, Merstham or Redhill, and will divert and call additionally at Norwood Junction, South Croydon, Purley and Salfords.

Trains which usually run between Bedford and Three Bridges will be split, and will run between Bedford and London Blackfriars, and also between Redhill and Three Bridges. You should use alternative services between London Blackfriars and Redhill.

Check before you travel:

You can use the National Rail Enquiries 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

Please be advised that, on occasion, replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.

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This page created on: 09-Jan-2024 09:39:29: AM