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 Guildford and Redhill / Gatwick Airport on Sunday 23 September

Start date
23/09/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Between Reading and Gatwick Airport

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Guildford and Dorking West closing the line.

Replacement buses will run between Guildford and Redhill / Gatwick Airport as follows:

  • Hourly fast service between Guildford and Gatwick Airport
  • 2 hourly service between Guildford and Redhill calling at Dorking Deepdene and Reigate only
  • 2 hourly service between Guildford and Redhill calling at all stations
The 2 hourly bus service will alternate, with a fast bus one hour followed by a stopping bus the next hour.
Buses that terminate / start at Redhill, customers should use alternative services between Redhill and Gatwick Airport.

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.