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 service between Reading and Bedwyn until 10:35 on Sunday 15 July

Start date
15/07/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Between London Paddington and Penzance via Newbury; also between Reading, Newbury and Bedwyn

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work, to improve the infrastructure for new and more frequent trains, is taking place between Reading and Bedwyn. This will close the lines on Sunday morning until 10:35.

08:50 London Paddington to Penzance service will be diverted between Reading and Westbury, and will not call at Newbury. Customers travelling to and from Newbury can travel via Reading using road transport.

08:43 Exeter St Davids to London Paddington will run approximately 15 minutes later than usual from Westbury onwards.

Until 10:35 buses will replace local trains between Reading and Newbury / Bedwyn.

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 checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages


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.