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.

Retimed service between Bedwyn and Reading on Sunday 27 May

Start date
27/05/2018  00:00
End date
27/05/2018 
Route affected

Between Bedwyn and London Paddington and also between Newbury and Reading

 
TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway
Description

As a result of engineering work between Swindon and Didcot Parkway / Chippenham / Bristol Parkway / Kemble, some trains have been diverted to run on the line via Newbury.

In order to accommodate the additional capacity, some trains between Bedwyn and Reading will be retimed as below:

  • 08:12 Reading to Newbury will depart earlier at 08:05
  • 12:54, 14:54, 16:54 Bedwyn to London Paddington will depart up to 7 minutes earlier than normal throughout
  • 20:54 Bedwyn to Reading will depart up to 7 minutes earlier than normal throughout

Check before you travel:

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

Bicycles:

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.