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.

A reduced train service to / from Guildford from Friday 27 to Monday 30 December

Start date
27/12/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected
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All South Western Railway routes through Guildford

CrossCountry between Newcastle and Guildford

Great Western Railway between Reading and Gatwick Airport

TOC(s) affected
CrossCountryGreat Western RailwaySouth Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place in the Guildford area, closing various lines.

Most of Guildford station will be closed from Friday 27 December to Monday 30 December for maintenance and repair work.


Trains between Newcastle and Guildford will run between Newcastle and Reading only. Customers should use Great Western Railway trains / buses between Reading and Guildford.

Great Western Railway

Trains between Reading and Gatwick Airport will instead run between Reading and Ash only. Replacement buses will run between Reading and Guildford / Gatwick Airport.

South Western Railway

There will be a limited train service to Guildford via Effingham Junction.

Buses will replace trains between:

  • Woking and Haslemere.
  • Guildford and Farnham.

Check before you travel:

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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 are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time, unless fully folded. More travel advice for your replacement bus journey is available by selecting the Train Operating Company you are travelling with here.