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 08:57 London Paddington to Plymouth train on Sunday 11 March

Start date
11/03/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

Between London Paddington and Plymouth

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Reading West and Bedwyn, closing some lines.

The 08:57 London Paddington to Plymouth service will divert after Reading and not call at Newbury, extending journey times by approx 15 minutes. Customers for Newbury should change at Reading. Customers travelling from Newbury should travel on 08:35 replacement bus service from Newbury to Reading to connect with this train service.

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You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

Location Map:

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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.