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Bank Holiday Monday 25th May - Gatwick Express train services operate to a Saturday timetable today and a normal weekday service will operate tomorrow following the suspension of previously proposed industrial action by network rail staff. 

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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 overnight Gatwick Express services until 06:00 on Sunday 31 May

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

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

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 until approximately 06:00 on Sunday 14 June

Engineering work is taking place between Clapham Junction and Streatham Common with all lines closed.

Journey times will be extended by up to 10 minutes until approximately 06:00, after 06:00 a normal Sunday service runs. 

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 Gatwick Express services until approximately 06:00 on Sunday 28 June

Engineering work is taking place between Purley and Redhill with various line closures.

Buses replace Gatwick Express services until approximately 06:00.

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 until approximately 08:30 on Sunday 5 July

Engineering work is taking place affecting Gatwick Express services until approximately 08:30.

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.

From 08:30 Gatwick Express will operate a normal service.

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 July

Engineering work is taking place affecting Gatwick Express services.

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.

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 South West Trains services from Monday 27 to Friday 31 July

Engineering work is taking place over some parts of the South West Trains network with the following trains amended:

Monday to Thursday

23:45 London Waterloo to Portsmouth & Southsea is replaced by a bus between Havant and Portsmouth & Southsea.

Tuesday to Friday

00:42 London Waterloo to Strawberry Hill is diverted via Richmond. A bus will run between London Waterloo and Strawberry Hill via Wimbledon calling at all stations.

01:05 London Waterloo to Southampton will not stop at Wimbledon or Surbiton. A bus will run between London Waterloo and Surbiton calling at all stations.

04:25 Guildford to London Waterloo will not stop at Surbiton and Wimbledon. A bus will run between Guildford and Clapham Junction calling at all stations.

04:40 Havant to Portsmouth Harbour is replaced by a bus throughout.

Planning your journey

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