Southern Status | Buses replace trains between Redhill and Reigate / Tonbridge, and an amended service between East Croydon and Brighton on Sunday 9 June

Updated at: 23-Apr-2024 16:20:59: PM

Operator:  Southern

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Routes affected:

Southern between London Victoria and Reigate / Brighton / Bognor Regis / Portsmouth Harbour, and also between Redhill and Tonbridge

Thameslink between Bedford and Horsham / Brighton

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Description of Incident

Engineering work is taking place between Purley and Reigate / Tonbridge / Earlswood.


As a result of this, the following alterations will apply:

  • Buses will replace trains on the following routes:
    – Redhill and Reigate
    – Redhill and Tonbridge
    – Purley and Horley (calling at Couldson South, Merstham and Redhill)
  • An amended train service will run between East Croydon and Brighton
  • Direct trains between London Victoria and Reigate will not run.


Thameslink services will be diverted between Purley and Earlswood and not call at all stations via Redhill.

As a result, Coulson South, Merstham, Redhill and Earlswood will not be served.

Your ticket will be accepted on Metrobus route 100 to help with your journey.

Where Metrobus services are not available, you may use rail replacement buses, operated by Southern, which are calling at all stations via Redhill.

Check before you travel:

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

You can plan your journey on buses by using use the Traveline website.

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: 15-Apr-2024 13:08:43: PM

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