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 15 and Sunday 16 September

Start date
15/09/2018  00:00
End date
16/09/2018 
Route affected
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CrossCountry between Edinburgh / Manchester Piccadilly and Southampton Central

Great Western Railway between Reading and Basingstoke

 
TOC(s) affected
CrossCountryGreat Western Railway
Description

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

CrossCountry

Saturday

The 18:27 & 19:27 Manchester Piccadilly to Southampton Central and the 15:08 Edinburgh to Southampton Central services will be diverted, not calling at Basingstoke, Winchester and Southampton Airport Parkway.

Sunday

The 18:27 Manchester Piccadilly to Southampton Central will be diverted, not calling at Basingstoke, Winchester and Southampton Airport Parkway.

Replacement road transport will run on both days between Reading and Basingstoke.

Great Western Railway

Saturday and Sunday

From approximately 21:00 buses will replace trains between Reading and Basingstoke, calling at all stations. Please note this includes the 00:07 Basingstoke to Reading service on Monday morning as well.

Sunday morning

The 07:37 & 08:37 Reading to Basingstoke and also the 08:07 & 09:07 Basingstoke to Reading will NOT run.

Replacement road transport will run in place of these services.

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.