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 Wokingham / Bracknell on Sunday 18 November

Start date
18/11/2018  00:00
End date
18/11/2018 
Route affected
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CrossCountry between Newcastle and Guildford

Great Western Railway between Reading and Gatwick Airport / Redhill

South Western Railway between Reading and London Waterloo

 
TOC(s) affected
CrossCountryGreat Western RailwaySouth Western Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Reading and Wokingham, closing all lines.

The following changes will apply:

  • CrossCountry services running between Newcastle and Guildford will terminate at / start back from Reading
  • Great Western Railway services travelling between Reading and Gatwick Airport / Redhill will start from / terminate at Wokingham, and a reduced hourly service will operate between Wokingham and Redhill / Gatwick Airport
  • South Western Railway services travelling between Reading and London Waterloo will start from / terminate at Bracknell

Alternative travel advice for CrossCountry customers:
Customers can use Great Western Railway rail replacement buses between Reading and Wokingham. CrossCountry tickets will also be accepted on Great Western Railway train services running between Wokingham and Guildford.

Alternative travel advice for Great Western Railway customers:
Rail replacement buses will run between Reading and Wokingham. This journey will take approximately 25 minutes by road.

Alternative travel advice for South Western Railway customers:
Rail replacement buses will run between Reading and Bracknell.

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

Bicycles:
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.