UPDATE: Afternoon Travel update for buses and train services

After several hours of snow Horsham district bus services are being disrupted this afternoon (Friday January 18, but things are improving

As of 3.30pm today (Friday) Metrobus is running a normal service on most routes, but with delays of up to 40 minutes and alterations to routes.

JPCT 17-01-13 first snow flurries in the Causeway, Horsham at 09.00am -photo by Steve Cobb

JPCT 17-01-13 first snow flurries in the Causeway, Horsham at 09.00am -photo by Steve Cobb

These are the changes to services:

ROUTE 22 - The 1540 journey from the Priory School will start from Townfield Court and will not serve Hampstead Lane or Priory School due to early closure.

ROUTE 23 - Currently unable to serve Washington Village due to untreated roads becoming too slippery. Normal route being followed elsewhere.

ROUTE 51 - Currently unable to serve Cook Road in North Heath due to the road being untreated and becoming unsafe. Normal route being followed elsewhere.

ROUTE 61 - Currently unable to serve Richmond Road in Horsham due to untreated roads becoming too slippery. Normal route being followed elsewhere.

ROUTE 93 - Currently unable to serve the Goodwyns area of Dorking, or the Holmesdale Road area of North Holmwood. Buses are running direct via Dorking Road. Short journeys between Dorking Station and Westlees Close in North Holmwood are currently terminating at North Holmwood Post Office instead.

ROUTE 98 - Currently unable to serve Foxfield Cottages, College Lane, or Timber Mill in Southwater due to untreated roads becoming too slippery. Buses are operating direct from Cripplegate Corner to Southwater Street via route 23 (Worthing Road)

ROUTE 200 - Currently unable to serve Richmond Road in Horsham due to untreated roads becoming too slippery. Normal route operating elsewhere.

ROUTE 270 - Sorry, ROUTE CURRENTLY SUSPENDED IN FULL due to numerous sections of route with unsafe road conditions.

ROUTE 271 - The 1443 departure from Brighton will not serve Warden Park School as a result of early closure.

ROUTE 273 - Currently unable to serve Bolney Village due to untreated roads becoming too slippery. Normal route being followed elsewhere.

ROUTE 281 - Now serving normal line of route throughout, although subject to delays.

ROUTE 291 - Now serving normal line of route throughout, although subject to delays.

On the trains, Southern is running a revised service today available through this link

Heavy snowfall is forecast to affect parts of England, Scotland and Wales during Friday 18 January.

The main change is that trains will not split or join at Haywards Heath or Horsham.

Passengers can plan your journey by using the National Rail Enquiries real-time Journey Planner, or by calling TrainTracker on 0871 200 49 50. Timetables can be obtained from this link.

Because of disruption, there are currently no trains between Portsmouth Harbour and Southampton Central until further notice. Passengers may use First Great Western and South West Trains services between these stations.

Southern is also unable to run services between Purley and Tattenham Corner at present. Southern tickets are valid on Transport for London buses in the area