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 Great Western Railway service between Reading and Gatwick Airport from Saturday 14 until Monday 16 May

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Route affected

Between Reading / Redhill and Gatwick Airport

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

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

As a result of this, the following alterations will apply:


Trains running between Reading and Gatwick Airport will terminate / start at Redhill. Customers requiring stations to Gatwick Airport should use alternative services between these stations.

Services will depart Gatwick Airport earlier than usual to meet with connecting services at Redhill towards Reading.

Sunday & Monday

The 04:45 Redhill to Gatwick Airport service will not run. A rail replacement bus service will operate, departing earlier than usual from Redhill.

The 05:10 Gatwick Airport to Reading service will start from Redhill. Earlier rail replacement services will operate between Gatwick Airport and Redhill. This will take approximately 20 minutes.

Check before you travel:

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

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.