Service alteration details

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Southern - Reduced timetable on some routes

Incident created
05/03/2021 15:19
Last updated
17/09/2021 19:26
Route affected

All Southern routes.

TOC(s) affected
National Rail;

Southern are running a reduced service in line with government advice, passenger demand and staffing availability.

Timetable information:

In early September, Southern changed the times of trains across their network to support the return of schools and colleges.

The new timetable is designed to balance the needs of customers across the network. While more trains will run across the network compared to August 2021, some individual routes will see a reduction. This is to ensure train services are as reliable as possible at a time when colleagues continue to be affected by the disruptive impact of coronavirus over the past eighteen months.

Southern will continue to monitor customer demand and respond to feedback. You can find out more about the changes to the timetable here.

Face coverings:

From Monday 19 July, restrictions in England have changed. In crowded places, please wear a face covering (unless exempt) out of respect of others and please be considerate of other passengers and rail staff.

Please be aware that if you are using TfL (Transport for London) services for any part of your journey, it remains mandatory to wear a face covering (unless exempt).

Where can I find more information?

For more information on timetables, refunds and how Southern are supporting safe travel, please see the Coronavirus information page on their website.

Please check the latest government advice before you travel.

Check before you travel:

You can check your journey using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner

Please be aware that services may be subject to short notice changes due to engineering work, particularly on evenings and weekends. Please check your journey again as close as possible to the time of travel.


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