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 early morning service between Reading and Gatwick Airport until 07:00 on Sunday 28 January

Start date
28/01/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Reading to Gatwick Airport

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Reading and Blackwater, closing the line until 07:00.

The 06:03 Reading to Gatwick Airport service will be replaced by a bus between Reading and Guildford.

The bus will depart Reading at the earlier time of 05:03 to maintain the connection at Guildford.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

You can find the location of your bus replacement by typing in your station here.


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.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.