Sussex travel news for Sunday

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Passengers using trains across Sussex today (Sunday, October 18) face disruption to services because of engineering works.

Southern’s service between Hurst Green and Uckfield is closed today and buses replace train services between Oxted and Uckfield.

Engineering work is also taking place between Polegate and Bexhill, closing the line.

Southern, which runs trains from Hastings, Bexhill and Lewes to Brighton and London Victoria, is supplying replacement bus services between both towns. But passengers’ journey times are expected to take an extra hour.

All day today, a reduced service will be running between London Victoria and Brighton.

Gatwick Express services will operate, with London Victoria to Gatwick Airport trains will depart on the hour and 30 minutes past each hour. Gatwick Airport to London Victoria trains will depart at 20 and 50 minutes past each hour.

Southeastern, which runs trains from Hastings, Battle and Tunbridge Wells to London Charing Cross, said engineering works today have closed the line between Battle and Tunbridge Wells.

Replacement bus services are running instead.

It is good news for motorists as so far this morning there are no reports of congestion affecting the main roads across the county.

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