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.

Buses replace trains between Wokingham / Aldershot and Guildford on Sunday 4 February

Start date
04/02/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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CrossCountry between Newcastle and Guildford.

Great Western Railway between Reading and Gatwick Airport / Redhill

South Western Railway between Ascot and Guildford.

TOC(s) affected
CrossCountryGreat Western RailwaySouth Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Guildford and Wokingham closing all lines.


Guildford - Newcastle services will start and terminate from Reading. Customers should use alternative services to complete their journey.

Great Western Railway:

A reduced train service will run between Guildford and Redhill / Gatwick Airport.

A 2 hourly replacement bus will operate as follows:

  • Direct between Reading and Guildford, taking approximately 60 minutes
  • Bus between Reading and Guildford, calling at Wokingham, Blackwater and North Camp
  • Bus between Reading and Guildford, calling at all stations
A late night bus will run from Reading to Guildford, extending to call at Dorking Deepdene, Reigate, Redhill and Gatwick Airport.


South Western Railway:

Trains between Ascot and Guildford will terminate at Aldershot. Buses will replace trains between Aldershot and 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.

Location Map:

For further location information on any railway station, please use this zoomable map

Project Information:

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