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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.

Amended Gatwick Express service on Saturday 30 and Sunday 31 July

Engineering work is taking place at various locations on the Gatwick Express route, closing some lines. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Saturday

Trains will depart London Victoria at 00 and 30 minutes past the hour.

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

Sunday

Until approximately 06:30, buses will replace trains between London Victoria and Gatwick Airport.

From 06:30 until 10:00, a half-hourly train service will operate.

From 10:00 until 21:00, a full service will operate.

From 21:00, a half hourly-service will operate as follows:

Trains will depart London Victoria at 00 and 30 minutes past the hour.

Trains will depart Gatwick Airport 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 on Saturday 6 August

Bridge and tunnel maintenance is taking place between London Bridge and Peckham Rye / New Cross Gate with some lines closed.

A half hourly Gatwick Express service will operate 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 15 and 45 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

Amended Gatwick Express service on Sunday 21 August

Engineering work is taking place between London Victoria and Clapham Junction with various line closures. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Until 07:00 buses replace trains.

Between 07:00 and 10:00 a half hourly train service runs.

From 10:00 to approximately 22:00 a normal train service runs.

From approximately 22:00 to end of service a half hourly train service runs.

Planning your Journey

These changes to 07:00 are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

For full details of these changes from 07:00 and the impact on your journey, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Amended Gatwick Express service until 05:00 on Sunday 4 September

Engineering work is taking place between Redhill and Gatwick Airport closing some lines. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Until 05:00, buses replace trains between London Victoria and Gatwick Airport.

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

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 from 01:00 Sunday 11 until 04:00 Monday 12 September

Engineering work is taking place between Purley and Earlswood, closing some lines. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

From approximately 01:00 until 06:00 buses replace Gatwick Express services between London Victoria and Gatwick Airport.

After 06:00, a half hourly Gatwick Express service will operate 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 20 and 50 minutes past each hour.

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

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 from 01:00 Sunday 18 until 04:00 Monday 19 September

Engineering work is taking place between Purley and Earlswood, closing some lines. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

From approximately 01:00 until 06:00 buses replace Gatwick Express services between London Victoria and Gatwick Airport.

After 06:00, a half hourly Gatwick Express service will operate 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 20 and 50 minutes past each hour.

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.

Planning your Journey

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

No Gatwick Express trains on Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 September

Engineering work is taking place between Balham and Selhurst closing the line. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

All weekend Gatwick Express trains will not run. Passengers should use alternative services between London Victoria and Gatwick Airport.

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 trains between Chichester and Littlehampton / Bognor Regis on Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 September

Engineering work is taking place between Chichester and Ford, closing some lines. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Great Western Railway trains are replaced by buses between Chichester and Littlehampton. Passengers may use Southern services from Littlehampton for stations to Brighton

Additionally on Sunday, the 21.46 Brighton to Portsmouth Harbour will not run.

Southern trains are replaced by buses between Littlehampton and Chichester / Bognor Regis.

Journey times will be extended by up to 30 minutes.

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 on Sunday 2 October

Engineering work is taking place between Balham and East Croydon, closing some lines. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Until 09:00, buses replace trains between London Victoria and Gatwick Airport.

From 9:00 trains are running at a half hourly service, departing London Victoria at 15 and 45 minutes past the hour and from Gatwick Airport at 20 and 50 minutes past the hour. Journey times will be slightly extended.

From 23.30 until the end of service, buses replace trains throughout.

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

Planning your Journey

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

Amended late night London Euston to Northampton service on Saturday 15 October

Engineering work is taking place between North Hanslope Junction and Hillmorton Junction, closing some lines. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

The 21:09 Wolverhampton to London Euston and the 21:43 London Euston to Wolverhampton services will be diverted via Northampton. 

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 trains between Cardiff Central and Newport / Ebbw Vale Town / Bristol Parkway on Sunday 16 October

Engineering work is taking place between Cardiff Central and Newport and between Severn Tunnel Junction and Bristol Parkway, closing the lines. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Arriva Trains Wales and CrossCountry services will be replaced by buses between Cardiff Central and Newport / Ebbw Vale Town.

Great Western Railway services will be replaced by buses between Cardiff Central and Bristol Parkway.

Trains between Carmarthen / Swansea / Cardiff Central and London Paddington will be amended to run between Bristol Temple Meads and London Paddington via Bristol Parkway.

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

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 on Sunday 16 October

Engineering work is taking place between Battersea Park and Streatham Common closing some lines. Read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.

Until 06:00 buses will replace trains between London Victoria and Airport.

After 06:00, a half hourly service will run between the stations, departing London Victoria on the hour and at 30 minutes past the hour, and departing Gatwick Airport 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