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 Bedwyn on Sunday 12 November

Start date
12/11/2017  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Between London Paddington and Bedwyn / Penzance

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Network Rail is carrying out engineering work between Reading and Bedwyn, closing the line.

Trains between London Paddington and Penzance are diverted between Reading and Westbury via and calling additionally Swindon and trains will not call at Newbury or Pewsey.

A connecting bus service will run between Swindon and Pewsey.

Buses also replace trains between Reading and Bedwyn.

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


Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.