Passengers planning to travel on the East Coastway are being reminded to check before they travel during August as Network Rail carries out a major upgrade to the lines between Lewes and Seaford.
Network Rail South East Route manages the 2,000 miles of railway from London Victoria, Charing Cross, London Bridge, St Pancras and Cannon Street into South London, Kent, Sussex, and Surrey. A quarter of all the trains in the country run on our route, with more than 5,100 services every weekday (1.8m in total last year). More than 510m people travel with us every year and we employ more than 3,000 staff to keep them moving. Train operators in the region are Southeastern, Govia Thameslink Railway, Eurostar and London Overground Rail Operations Ltd (LOROL).
Latest news for this region
Sussex passenger awareness campaign steps up ahead of nine-month Brighton Main Line Improvement Project
- 'Drop-by’ sessions being held at over 30 stations to inform passengers of upcoming planned closures
- Campaign featuring iconic Brighton seagull will see information reaching passengers via social media
- Passengers advised to check upcoming closure dates that will affect their journeys as soon as possible
London’s historic railway bridges are being transformed into stunning pieces of art thanks to Network Rail’s unique partnership with a street artist and community groups.
Residents in Bognor are being invited to a community drop-in session to find out more about plans to replace a railway footbridge.
East Sussex passengers urged to check before travelling as railway upgrade work takes place over August
Passengers planning to travel on the East Coastway are urged to check before travelling during August as Network Rail carries out a major upgrade to the lines between Lewes and Seaford.
Life-saving campaign launched in South East as new figures reveal one teenager risks their life on the railway every four hours
Alarming new figures reveal more than a quarter of teenagers admit to risking their lives on the railways just weeks after a 12-year-old girl miraculously survived falling on a live rail in the south east.
A previously planned nine-day closure of the southern end of the Brighton Main Line this October half-term will now not go ahead following a decision by Network Rail to revise the way a major improvement programme is carried out.
Passengers are advised that severe disruption to Southern and Gatwick Express services to and from London Victoria will continue for the rest of the day following a major power failure affecting signalling in the Streatham area overnight.
Damage to signalling equipment in the Streatham Common area is causing major disruption to services this morning with no Southern or Gatwick Express services able to serve London Victoria and knock-on disruption to Thameslink services. Passengers are advised not to travel.