Changes to the planned closure dates on the Uckfield Line to allow platforms to be extended have been announced today (July 24).
The main impact is summarised below:
November 2 – 25, 2015
Monday to Friday between 0920 and 1640 – The line will be closed between Hurst Green and Uckfield, with changes to last trains Monday to Thursday. UNCHANGED
January 4 –February 20 , 2016
The line will be closed between Crowborough and Uckfield, all day. UNCHANGED
CHANGED: February 29 –March 25, 2016
Monday to Friday between 0920 and 1640 – The line will be closed between Hurst Green and Uckfield, with changes to last trains Monday to Thursday
There will be weekend closures from Hurst Green to Uckfield at various points between August and May.
The final period of closures was previously due to last from March 14 to April 9, 2016.
A Network Rail spokesman said: “These new dates will mean the disruption will be over a more condensed period than previously published.”
A drop-in session will be held for people at Uckfield Civic Centre on July 29, 4-8pm.
Our original story (with original dates) here