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Buses replace trains between Reading and Bracknell / North Camp on Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 January 

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Engineering work details

Starts 27 Jan 2024 to 28 Jan 2024

Route(s) affected

Great Western Railway between Reading and Gatwick Airport

South Western Railway between Reading and London Waterloo


Engineering work is taking place between Reading and Bracknell / Blackwater, closing all lines. ​​​​​​​

Great Western Railway:

Buses replace trains between Reading and North Camp.

Trains will run between Blackwater and Gatwick Airport. You should change between train and bus services at North Camp.

At Blackwater, buses from Reading will stop for customers to disembark only, and buses towards Reading will stop to pick up customers only.

South Western Railway:

Buses replace trains between Reading and Bracknell.

Check before you travel: 

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Replacement Bus Travel Advice: 

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility and bicycle information, please use this page

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

Please be advised that, on occasion, replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.