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​Service changes this bank holiday weekend on Southern, Gatwick Express and Thameslink

Press release   •   May 03, 2018 11:14 BST

Further to Network Rail’s press release yesterday, Govia Thameslink Railway has highlighted the changes affecting its Thameslink, Southern and Gatwick Express services this bank holiday weekend.

As indicated in the press release, passengers should check www.nationalrail.co.uk/May for a high level summary (copied below). There is a link from this site to another page with greater detail.

High level summary:

Southern

Saturday 5 May

  • Buses replace trains between Redhill and Horley.
  • Buses replace trains between New Cross Gate and West Croydon.
  • Buses replace trains between Purley and East Grinstead / Edenbridge Town and between
  • Edenbridge Town and Uckfield.

Sunday 6 May

  • Until 08:15, buses replace trains between Haywards Heath and Brighton.
  • Buses replace trains between Gatwick Airport and Three Bridges.
  • Buses replace trains between New Cross Gate and West Croydon.
  • Buses replace trains between Barnham and Southampton Central / Portsmouth Harbour.

Monday 7 May

  • An enhanced Saturday service will run.
  • Buses replace trains between Gatwick Airport and Three Bridges.

Gatwick Express

Saturday 5 May

  • A half hourly service is running between London Victoria and Gatwick Airport.

Sunday 6 May

  • A half hourly service is running between London Victoria and Gatwick Airport.

Monday 7 May

  • A half hourly service is running between London Victoria and Gatwick Airport.

Thameslink

Saturday 5 May

  • Trains will not run on the route between London Bridge and Brighton.
  • Revised service between London St Pancras International and Bedford, after 21:00.

Sunday 6 May

  • Buses replace trains between Luton and Bedford, until 08:30.
  • Buses replace trains between Gatwick Airport and Three Bridges.
  • Reduced service on the route between Luton and Sutton.

Monday 7 May

  • An enhanced Saturday level of service will operate.
  • Trains will not run on the route between London Bridge and Brighton.
  • Buses replace trains between Gatwick Airport and Three Bridges.

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Govia Thameslink Railway

Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) operates Thameslink, Great Northern, Southern and Gatwick Express services as follows:

  • Thameslink – services between Bedford and Brighton, Luton/St Albans and Sutton, Wimbledon and Sevenoaks
  • Great Northern – services between London and Welwyn, Hertford, Peterborough, Cambridge and King’s Lynn
  • Southern – services between London and the Sussex coast (Brighton, Worthing, Eastbourne, Bognor Regis, Hastings) and parts of Surrey, Kent and Hampshire (Ashford International, Southampton, Portsmouth)
  • Gatwick Express – fast, non-stop direct services between Gatwick Airport and London Victoria

www.southernrailway.com, www.thameslinkrailway.com, www.gatwickexpress.com, www.greatnorthernrail.com