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.

Revised late night / early morning service between Reading and Gatwick Airport from Monday 2 to Friday 6 November

Start date
02/11/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected

Between Reading and Redhill / Gatwick Airport

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Reading and Blackwater from 23:55 until 05:15 each night from Monday 2 November, finishing on the morning of Friday 6 November.

The following alterations will apply from Monday to Thursday night -

  • 23:18 Gatwick Airport to Reading will terminate at Guildford. A replacement bus will run from Guildford to Reading, calling at North Camp, Blackwater and Wokingham.

The following alterations will apply from Tuesday to Friday morning -

  • 04:31 Reading to Gatwick Airport will start from Guildford 05:11. A direct replacement bus will run from Reading to Guildford, departing at 04:15. A second bus will run from Reading (at 04:20) to Guildford, calling at Wokingham, Blackwater and North Camp.
  • 04:49 Reading to Gatwick Airport will depart Reading at 05:15 and will operate later throughout its journey, arriving into Gatwick Airport at 06:25.
  • 05:16 Reading to Redhill will depart from Reading slightly later at 05:20.

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

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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.