Skip to main content


Last updated:Today at 19:54
Train companies affected:Grand Central, Great Northern, Hull Trains, LNER, Lumo, Thameslink

Amended late night / early morning service between Reading and Gatwick Airport from Monday 9 to Friday 13 September 

See all service disruptions

Engineering work details

Starts 09 Sep 2024 to 13 Sep 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

Between Reading and Gatwick Airport


Engineering work is taking place overnight each night, from 23:40 on Monday night to 05:30 on Friday morning, between Guildford and Redhill closing all lines.

Monday to Thursday nights:

23:33 Reading to Gatwick Airport service will terminate at Guildford. Road transport will run from Guildford to Gatwick Airport.

23:22 Gatwick Airport to Reading service will terminate at Redhill. Road transport will run from Redhill to Guildford. A train will complete the journey from Guildford to Reading.

Tuesday to Friday mornings:

04:32 Reading to Gatwick Airport service will depart Guildford and subsequent stations later than normal, and will terminate at Redhill. Train connections are available between Redhill and Gatwick Airport.

05:59 Gatwick Airport to Reading service will start from Redhill. You can use an earlier train from Gatwick Airport to Redhill to connect with this amended train to Reading.

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.