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 evening / morning services between Reading and Basingstoke on Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 August

Start date
04/08/2018  00:00
End date
05/08/2018 
Route affected
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CrossCountry between Manchester Piccadilly and Southampton Central / Bournemouth

Great Western Railway between Reading and Basingstoke

 
TOC(s) affected
CrossCountryGreat Western Railway
Description

Engineering work is closing lines between Reading and Basingstoke from 21:10 on Saturday until 09:50 on Sunday and from 21:00 on Sunday evening until the end of the day.

CrossCountry

From 21:00 each night, trains will be diverted via Guildford (calling additionally) and will not call at stations between Southampton Central and Reading. For passengers who require intermediate stations, buses will run between Reading and Basingstoke to connect with South Western Railway services to Winchester and Southampton Airport Parkway.

Great Western Railway

Saturday

From 20:30, road transport will replace trains between Reading and Basingstoke. 

Sunday

Until 09:50 and from 20:30, road transport will replace trains between Reading and Basingstoke.

Check before you travel:

These changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

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

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.