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 late night services between Guildford and Reading from Monday 12 to Thursday 15 March

Start date
12/03/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

Between Gatwick Airport and Reading

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Blackwater and Reading, closing all lines overnight from Monday evening to Friday morning.

Monday to Thursday:

As a result, the 23:18 Gatwick Airport to Reading service will terminate at Guildford. A replacement bus will run between Guildford and Reading.

Tuesday to Friday:

The 04:34 Reading to Gatwick Airport service will start from Guildford. An earlier replacement bus service will run direct from Reading to Guildford to connect with this train. Another bus will run to call at all stations and to connect with later services.

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.

Location Map:

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


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.