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 Reading and Basingstoke from 21:00 on Saturday 8 and on Sunday 9 September

Start date
08/09/2018  00:00
End date
09/09/2018 
Route affected
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CrossCountry between Glasgow Central / Edinburgh / Newcastle / Manchester Piccadilly / Derby / Nottingham / Birmingham New Street and Southampton Central / Bournemouth

Great Western Railway between Reading and Basingstoke 

 
TOC(s) affected
CrossCountryGreat Western Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Reading and Basingstoke, closing all lines after 21:00 on Saturday, and before 09:50 and after 21:00 on Sunday.

CrossCountry:

Saturday:

The 18:27 and 19:27 Manchester Piccadilly to Southampton Central, and the 15:08 Edinburgh to Southampton Central services will be diverted, and will not call at Basingstoke, Winchester or Southampton Airport Parkway. Journey times will be extended by up to 45 minutes.

Sunday:

The 18:27 Manchester Piccadilly to Southampton Central service will be diverted, and will not call at Basingstoke, Winchester or Southampton Central. Journey times will be extended by up to 45 minutes.

Replacement buses will run on both days between Reading and Basingstoke. Customers travelling to Winchester should change at Basingstoke for alternative rail connections.

Great Western Railway:

Services after 21:00 on Saturday, and before 09:50 / after 21:00 on Sunday will not run, and will be replaced by a bus service, calling at all stations.

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

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.