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Upcoming Engineering Work on Brighton Mainline 2018/2019

For several weekends between September 2018 and May 2019, the Brighton Mainline between Three Bridges and Brighton/Lewes will be shut due to engineering work.┬áThe line will also be closed for a whole week in February 2019 during school holidays. Engineering work will be taking place along the line between Brighton and Three Bridges to upgrade …

Island Line Class 483 Units Turn 80

South Western Railway’s Island Line Class 483 electric multiple units then 80 years old this year, making them the oldest passenger trains still in regular mainline operation in Britain. Built in 1938 by Metro Cammell and overhauled at Eastleigh Works in 1989 – 1992, the trains initially worked for 50 years on the London Ungerdround …

10 Day Seaford to Lewes Line Closure This August 2018

Passengers are urged to check before they travel this weekend, as buses replace trains between Seaford and Lewes Railway Station for 10 days, as major resignalling work takes place along the line. Over the weekend of Saturday 18th August, and Sunday 19th August 2018, and for the week after that, rail replacement bus services will …