This morning (Monday May 18) saw the first day of major changes to Brighton to Victoria rush hour train services as Southern Rail’s new timetable came into affect.
The 7.20am service, from Haywards Heath to Victoria, has ceased as part of the changes which aim to ‘improve performance’.
There have also been alterations to the 7.29am Brighton to London Victoria service which will now arrive three minutes later and no longer stops at Wivelsfield station.
Changes to the 6.56am to Victoria will also see the service starting at Gatwick Airport instead of Brighton.
The train service provider has also cancelled some of its other services.
Southern Rail have released a list of alternative services which they recommend commuters use.
They are as follows:
Brighton to London Victoria
06:29 which will call at Burgess Hill (06:40), Wivelsfield (06:43) and Haywards Heath (06:50).
06:40 which will call at Preston Park (06:44), Hassocks (06:52), Burgess Hill (06:56) and Haywards Heath (07:03).
06:46 which will call at Preston Park (06:50), Burgess Hill (07:00) and Haywards Heath (07:06).
Brighton to Bedford
06:57 Brighton to Bedford (change at East Croydon for London Victoria) which will call at Preston Park (07:01), Hassocks (07:08), Burgess Hill (07:12), Wivelsfield (07:15), Haywards Heath (07:20), Balcombe (07:25), Three Bridges (07:34), Gatwick Airport (07:39), East Croydon (07:53), Blackfriars (08:20), plus other Thameslink London stations.
London Victoria to Brighton
18:30 which will call at Clapham Junction (18:37), East Croydon (18:48), Haywards Heath (19:12), Wivelsfield (19:17), Burgess Hill (19:20), Preston Park (19:29) and Brighton (19:37).
18:44 which will call at Gatwick Airport (19:14), Haywards Heath (19:30) and Hassocks (19:39).
(All information taken from Southern Rail’s website).
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