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 and North Camp on Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 October

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Between Reading and Gatwick Airport

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Reading and Blackwater and between Earlswood and Gatwick Airport, closing some lines.

A replacement bus service will operate between Reading and North Camp.

Trains between Reading and Redhill / Gatwick Airport will be reduced to an hourly service and will operate between Blackwater and Redhill.

Rail connections will run between Redhill and Gatwick Airport.

It will be necessary to depart Gatwick Airport earlier than normal to maintain connections into Redhill - Blackwater trains.

Please note that at Wokingham, buses from Reading will stop to pick up customers only. Buses to Reading will stop to set customers down only.

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.