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 Reading and Blackwater / Bracknell until 16:10 on Sunday 25 March

Start date
25/03/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Great Western Railway between Reading and Redhill / Gatwick Airport

South Western Railway between Reading and London Waterloo

TOC(s) affected
Great Western RailwaySouth Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Reading and Blackwater until 16:10, closing all lines.

Great Western Railway

Buses will replace trains between Reading and Blackwater.

South Western Railway

Buses replace trains between Reading and Bracknell.

Check before you travel:

These changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

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:

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Project Information:

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