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.

Amended late night / early morning trains between Guildford and Reading from Monday 4 to Thursday 7 October

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Great Western Railway between Gatwick Airport and Reading

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Blackwater and Reading, closing all lines overnight from Monday evening until Thursday morning.

Monday to Wednesday:

The 23:20 Gatwick Airport to Reading service will terminate at Guildford. A replacement bus will run from Guildford to Reading.

Tuesday to Thursday:

The 04:31 Reading to Gatwick Airport service will start from Guildford. An earlier replacement bus will run from Reading to Guildford to connect with the train.

The 04:57 Reading to Redhill service will start from Guildford. An earlier replacement bus will run from Reading to Guildford to connect with the train.

The 05:30 Reading to Gatwick Airport service will depart a few minutes earlier than usual, and will additionally call at Crowthorne, Sandhurst, Farnborough North and Ash.

Check before you travel:

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

Although journey planners are showing correctly, your journey may be subject to alteration at short notice due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Please check before your journey.

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.