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 service at Guildford on Sunday 14 October

Start date
14/10/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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CrossCountry between Guildford and Newcastle

Great Western Railway between Gatwick Airport and Reading

South Western Railway between London Waterloo and Guildford / Portsmouth Harbour, and also between Guildford / Portsmouth Harbour and Haslemere

TOC(s) affected
CrossCountryGreat Western RailwaySouth Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Guildford and Reading, and between Woking and Haslemere until 16:00; and then between Guildford and Haslemere from 16:00.


The 12:14 Guildford to Newcastle service will start from Reading. Other trains can be used from Guildford to Reading.

Great Western Railway

Until 16:00, trains between Gatwick Airport and Reading will run to an hourly timetable. Trains will be retimed and amended between Ash and Reading and also between Gatwick Airport and Shalford.

Buses will be provided to run between Shalford, Guildford and North Camp. Customers should interchange with rail / road connections at North Camp instead of Ash.

Trains return to normal from 16:00.

South Western Railway

Until 16:00, buses will be provided to run between Woking, Guildford and Haslemere.

Trains between Guildford and Ascot will run between Aldershot and Ascot only. Trains between London Waterloo and Guildford via Woking will only run between London Waterloo and Woking.

From 16:00, buses will be provided to run between Guildford and Haslemere.

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.