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.

Amended overnight midweek Great Western Railway service between Wokingham and Reading from Monday 8 until Thursday 11 October

Start date
08/10/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

Great Western Railway between Gatwick Airport and Reading

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Wokingham and Reading, closing some lines from 23:45 each night.

Monday to Wednesday

The 23:18 Gatwick Airport to Reading service will terminate at Guildford. A bus will be provided to run between Guildford and Reading.

Tuesday to Thursday

The 04:31 Reading to Gatwick Airport service will start from Guildford. A fast bus will depart from Reading at an earlier time, and run to connect with the train at Guildford. An additional bus will call at all stations between Reading and Guildford, connecting with the next available train from 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 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.