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Service Updates

Delays between East Croydon and Gatwick Airport

Trains are now running normally between East Croydon and Gatwick Airport following a a person having been hit by a train at South Croydon 

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.

Reduced Gatwick Express service on Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 March 2015

Engineering work is taking place affecting Gatwick Express services.

Gatwick Express will be running an amended half-hourly service as follows:

Saturday

London Victoria to Gatwick Airport trains will depart at 29 and 59 minutes past each hour.

Gatwick Airport to London Victoria trains will depart at 05 and 35 minutes past each hour.

Sunday

London Victoria to Gatwick Airport trains will depart at 00 and 30 minutes past each hour.

Gatwick Airport to London Victoria trains will depart at 20 and 50 minutes past each hour.

Between 00:30 and 06:00 on Sunday morning, buses will replace trains between London Victoria and Gatwick Airport.

Passengers are advised that departure times may vary for early morning / late night services.

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Amended service between Chester/Ellesmere Port and Liverpool Central on Sunday 8 March

Engineering work is taking place between Birkenhead North and Liverpool Central with various line closures.

Buses replace trains to and from Birkenhead North via Liverpool Central.

Planning your Journey

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

Amended service between Balham and East Croydon on Sunday 15 March 2015

Engineering work is taking place between Balham and East Croydon, closing some lines.

Trains between London Victoria and East Grinstead / Brighton / Sutton / Epsom will have extended journey times.  Some overnight services may be diverted, not calling at some stations.

Planning your journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Reduced Gatwick Express service from Sunday 15 until 04:00 on Monday 16 March 2015

Engineering work is taking place between Balham and East Croydon, with some lines closed.

Gatwick Express will be running a half-hourly service.

Trains will be departing London Victoria to Gatwick Airport at on the hour and 30 minutes past the hour.

Trains will be departing Gatwick Airport to London Victoria at 20 and 50 minutes past the hour.

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Amended Gatwick Express service all day Saturday 21 until 06:10 on Sunday 22 March 2015

Engineering work is taking place affecting Gatwick Express.

Saturday

London Victoria to Gatwick Airport trains will depart at 29 and 59 minutes past the hour.

Gatwick Airport to London Victoria trains will depart at 05 and 35 minutes past the hour.

Departure times may vary for early morning / late night services.

Sunday

Between 00:30 and 06:00 buses replace trains between London Victoria and Gatwick Airport, from approximately 06:00 a normal service will run.

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Reduced Gatwick Express service on Saturday 28 March 2015

Engineering work is taking place between New Cross Gate and Norwood Junction closing some lines.

London Victoria to Gatwick Airport trains will depart at 00 and 30 minutes past each hour.

Gatwick Airport to London Victoria trains will depart at 05 and 35 minutes past each hour.

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

 

Reduced Gatwick Express service on Sunday 29 March 2015

Engineering work is taking place between South Croydon and Purley closing some lines.

Until 06:00, Gatwick Express trains are replaced by buses between London Victoria and Gatwick Airport.

From 06:00, trains will run to a reduced timetable as follows;

London Victoria to Gatwick Airport trains will depart at 00 and 30 minutes past each hour.

Gatwick Airport to London Victoria trains will depart at 05 and 35 minutes past each hour.

Planning your Journey

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

Amended Gatwick Express service on Sunday 12 April 2015

Engineering work is taking place affecting Gatwick Express.

London Victoria to Gatwick Airport trains will depart at 00 and 30 minutes past the hour.

Gatwick Airport to London Victoria trains will depart at 20 and 50 minutes past the hour.

Departure times may vary for early morning / late night services.

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner 

Reduced Gatwick Express service on Sunday 19 April

Engineering work is taking place affecting Gatwick Express services.

Between 00:30 and 06:00 on Sunday morning, buses will replace trains between London Victoria and Gatwick Airport.

London Victoria to Gatwick Airport trains will depart at 29 and 59 minutes past each hour.

Gatwick Airport to London Victoria trains will depart at 05 and 35 minutes past each hour.

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Reduced Gatwick Express service on Sunday 26 April

Engineering work is taking place affecting Gatwick Express.

London Victoria to Gatwick Airport trains will depart at 00 and 30 minutes past the hour.

Gatwick Airport to London Victoria trains will depart at 20 and 50 minutes past the hour.

Departure times may vary for early morning / late night services.

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner 

Reduced Gatwick Express service on Sunday 3 May

Engineering work is taking place affecting Gatwick Express services.

London Victoria to Gatwick Airport trains will depart at 00 and 30 minutes past each hour.

Gatwick Airport to London Victoria trains will depart at 20 and 50 minutes past each hour.

Passengers are advised that departure times may vary for early morning / late night service.

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Amended Great Northern services from Monday 4 to Friday 8 May

Engineering work is taking place over some parts of the Great Northern network with the following trains amended:

Monday to Thursday

22:22, 23:22 London Kings Cross to Peterborough will not call at Arlesey. Connecting buses will run between Hitchin and Arlesey, Arlesey passengers for Peterborough should use buses to Hitchin.

Tuesday to Thursday

00:35 London Kings Cross to Peterborough will not call at Arlesey. Connecting buses will run between Hitchin and Arlesey, Arlesey passengers for Peterborough should use buses to Hitchin.

22:14, 23:14 London Kings Cross to Kings Lynn, buses replace trains between Ely and Kings Lynn.

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Reduced Gatwick Express service on Sunday 10 May

Engineering work is taking place affecting Gatwick Express services.

Buses replace trains between Gatwick Express services until approximately 06:00, after this a half hourly train service will run.

London Victoria to Gatwick Airport trains will depart at 00 and 30 minutes past each hour.

Gatwick Airport to London Victoria trains will depart at 20 and 50 minutes past each hour.

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Buses replace overnight Gatwick Express services until approximately 06:00 on Sunday 17 May

Overnight engineering work is taking place affecting Gatwick Express services until approximately 06:00.

Until approximately 06:00, buses will replace overnight Gatwick Express services. From approximately 06:00, a full Gatwick Express service will operate.

Planning your Journey

For full details of these changes and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

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