Bank holiday travellers will face replacement buses and train disruption due to planned engineering works.

Travellers looking to head to London, Brighton, and parts of the south coast are being urged to plan their journey ahead as a result of planned delays.

It comes as works on Southern and ThamesLink services may create some issues for passengers across the long weekend.

Lucy McAuliffe, route director for Network Rail in Sussex, said: “There is never a good time to close part of the railway but the long weekend allows us to complete a large amount of work simultaneously which is less disruptive to our rail customers.

“I’d like to thank customers for their patience and understanding while we complete this work and urge anyone intending to travel by rail over the bank holiday weekend to please plan ahead as and check before travelling.”


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Due to the disruption trains from Brighton and other parts of Sussex towards Southampton Central and Portsmouth Harbour will end at Bognor throughout Sunday, May 5.

A replacement bus service will run from Barnham to Southampton and Portsmouth.

Rail replacement buses will also run from Brighton to Haywards Heath until 8.15am on Sunday, May 5 and from 11.30pm that evening until 5am on Monday, May 6.