Future engineering work

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See details of routes affected by planned engineering works, including when they take effect, maps of the affected area, alternative timetables, advice for alternative travel and real-time updates.

Amended overnight service between Reading and Guildford from Monday 29 January to Thursday 1 February

Start date
29/01/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Between Reading and Gatwick Airport

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Track work and lineside maintenance is taking place between Reading and Blackwater each night after 23:45 closing the lines.

23:18 Gatwick Airport to Reading will terminate at Guildford, a replacement bus will run from Guildford to Reading.

04:34 (Tue-Fri) Reading to Gatwick Airport will start from Guildford. A replacement bus will run direct from Reading, departing EARLIER at 04:15, to connect with the train at Guildford. A second bus will depart Reading at 04:34 calling at all stations to Guildford (but will not connect with the train).

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Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.