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 Newbury and Bedwyn until 10:45 on Sunday 11 March

Start date
11/03/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Between Reading and Newbury / Bedwyn

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Reading West and Bedwyn, closing some lines until 10:45 on Sunday.

Both the 08:12 Reading to Newbury and the 08:48 Newbury to Reading services will be cancelled, and replaced by buses throughout.

The 09:37 Reading to Bedwyn service will terminate at Newbury. A replacement bus will run from Reading calling at all stations to Newbury (except Newbury Racecourse), as well as a bus from Newbury to Bedwyn, calling at Kintbury and Hungerford.

The 09:35 and 10:35 Bedwyn to Reading services will start from Newbury. A bus will depart Bedwyn for Newbury before 09:35 calling at Hungerford and Kintbury to connect with this train.

Check before you travel:

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

You can find the location of your bus replacement by typing in your station here.

Location Map:

For further location information on any railway station, please use this zoomable map


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.