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Planned engineering work

See if improvement works will affect your journey on Gatwick Express.

Planned engineering work

    • To maintain and improve the railway, Network Rail carries out regular planned engineering works on the Gatwick Express network
    • Work normally takes place at weekends or after 10 pm – but occasionally services are impacted at other times
    • Information will be available here as soon as it is available
    • Additionally, services may be subject to alteration as part of our amended timetable
    • Please check before travelling, and see our live departures and arrivals for up-to-the-minute information

    Planning a journey or buying a ticket in advance?

    To help plan your journey in advance, we have worked with our industry partners to upload the dates and locations of planned engineering works into the engineering works calendar below.

    Normally, the timetable for any particular day is confirmed 12 weeks in advance. Due to the volume of jointly agreed engineering work taking place to improve the network, Network Rail and Gatwick Express will be confirming timetables closer to the date of travel. Wherever possible we've highlighted those affected journeys in our journey planner using a warning alert.

    You can still book tickets in advance of travel. If you buy a ticket in advance and the journey is changed then you can either check how the service has been changed and continue to travel or apply for a refund.

    Always check before you travel using our Journey planner, National Rail Enquiries or download our App.

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Engineering work for 24th December 2019

Gatwick Express Christmas and New Year Travel Summary

24 December 2019 - 1 January 2020 11:59 PM

Routes affected:
All Gatwick Express routes

For Gatwick Express the following alterations will apply from Tuesday 24 December to Wednesday 1 January:

Tuesday 24 December (Christmas Eve), a normal timetable will operate until 13:00. From 13:00 a reduced service will operate with last trains running earlier than normal.

Wednesday 25 December (Christmas Day), there will be no service.

Thursday 26 December (Boxing Day), there will be no service.

Friday 27 December, a revised Saturday timetable will be in operation.

Saturday 28 December, a revised timetable will be in operation.

Sunday 29 December, a normal timetable will be in operation.

Monday 30 December, a Saturday timetable will be in operation.

Tuesday 31 December, a Saturday timetable will be in operation.

Wednesday 1 January, an amended timetable will operate.

Customers please note that on some days engineering work is taking place which will further affect the timetable. Further information regarding engineering work can be found here.

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