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ASLEF strike update

ASLEF have announced the suspension of industrial action so the amended timetable on Southern and Gatwick Express train services will end on Saturday 21 January. Until then, Gatwick Express train services will operate to a reduced half-hourly frequency and will run between London Victoria and Gatwick Airport only.

RMT strike action is planned to take place on Monday 23 January. Please visit the Southern website for the latest information.

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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.

Buses replace Gatwick Express trains until 06:10 on Sunday 22 January

Until 06:10, engineering work is taking place between Redhill and Gatwick Airport closing some lines.

Customer Advice:

Until 06:10, buses replace trains throughout.

After 06:10, a normal service will resume.

Ticket acceptance:

Your ticket will be valid on the replacement buses.

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.

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 Sunday 29 January

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

Customer Advice:

Until 06:35, buses replace trains throughout.

After 06:35, a half hourly service will run as follows:-

London Victoria to Gatwick Express will depart at 00 and 30 past each hour.

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

Ticket acceptance:

Your ticket will be valid on the alternative transport provided.

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 5 February

Network Rail are carrying out engineering work between Balham and Selhurst, closing some lines.

Customer Advice:

Gatwick Express will operate a half hourly service departing:-

xx:00 / xx:30 London Victoria to Gatwick Airport.

xx:20 / xx:50 Gatwick Airport to London Victoria.

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.

No Gatwick Express trains on Sunday 19 February

Network Rail are carrying out engineering work between London Victoria and Clapham Junction, closing some lines.

As a result of this engineering work there will be no Gatwick Express service.

Customer Advice:

Customers should use Southern trains 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 Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 March

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

Customer Advice:

A half hourly Gatwick Express service will operate.

Saturday

Trains will depart London Victoria on the hour and 30 minutes past.

Trains will depart Gatwick Airport at 15 minutes and 45 minutes past the hour.

Sunday

Trains will depart London Victoria on the hour and 30 minutes past.

Trains will depart Gatwick Airport at 20 minutes and 50 minutes past the hour.

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 Sunday 12 March

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

Customer Advice:

Until 06:30 buses replace trains throughout.

After 06:30 a half hourly service will run as follows:-

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

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

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 19 March

Network Rail are carrying out engineering work between Three Bridges and Preston Park / Lewes closing the line.

Customer Advice:

A half hourly service will run as follows:-

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

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

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 26 March

Network Rail are carrying out engineering work in the South Croydon area, closing some lines.

Customer Advice:

Until 06:30, buses replace trains throughout.

After 06:30, a half hourly service will run as follows:-

London Victoria to Gatwick Express will depart at 00 and 30 past each hour.

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

Ticket acceptance:

Your ticket will be valid on the alternative transport provided.

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 9 April

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

Customer Advice:

Until 06:00, buses replace trains throughout.

From 06:00, a half hourly Gatwick Express service will operate as follows:

Trains will depart London Victoria on the hour and 30 minutes past.

Trains will depart Gatwick Airport at 20 minutes 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.