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.

Amendments to late night / early morning trains between Reading and Gatwick Airport from Tuesday 7 to Thursday 9 April

Start date
07/04/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected

Between Reading and Gatwick Airport

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place overnight from Tuesday to Thursday between Wokingham / Reading and North Camp and on Thursday between Wanborough and Shalford, closing some lines.

Tuesday to Thursday

04:31 Reading to Gatwick Airport will start from Guildford at 05:10. An earlier bus will depart Reading at 04:15 (fast) to Guildford to connect into the train. There will also be a bus at 04:31 from Reading to Wokingham, Blackwater, North Camp and Guildford.


22:29 Reading to Gatwick Airport will terminate Redhill for a rail connection from Redhill to Gatwick Airport.

23:34 Reading to Gatwick Airport will terminate Guildford. A replacement bus will depart Guildford at 00:32 (Fri) to Dorking (Deepdene), Reigate, setting down only at Redhill and arriving Gatwick Airport at 01:50. 

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.