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 / early morning trains between Guildford and Redhill from Monday 21 to Friday 25 May

Start date
21/05/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

between Reading and Gatwick Airport

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Shalford and Gomshall overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning.

As a result, the following amendments will apply:

Monday to Thursday:

The 22:34 & 23:34 Reading to Gatwick Airport services will terminate at Guildford. A replacement bus will run between Guildford and Redhill, calling at all stations. Customers can use rail services between Redhill and Gatwick Airport.

The 23:18 Gatwick Airport to Reading service will terminate at Redhill. A replacement bus will run between Redhill and Guildford, calling at all stations. A train service will run between Guildford and Reading.

Tuesday to Friday:

The 04:31 Reading to Gatwick Airport will have journey times extended after leaving Guildford and will terminate at Redhill. 

The 05:56 Gatwick Airport to Reading service will start from Redhill.

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 checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages


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.