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 / Aldershot and Guildford on Sunday 5 April

Start date
05/04/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected
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CrossCountry between Newcastle and Guildford

Great Western Railway between Reading and Gatwick Airport

South Western Railway between Ascot / Aldershot and Guildford

TOC(s) affected
CrossCountryGreat Western RailwaySouth Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Ash and Guildford, closing all lines.


CrossCountry services will run between Newcastle and Reading instead of Newcastle and Guildford. Customers to / from Guildford should use Great Western Railway replacement buses.

Great Western Railway:

Buses will replace trains between Reading and Guildford, with a mix of express, partial stopping and all stations replacement buses running.

South Western Railway

Buses will replace trains between Aldershot and Guildford.

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.