Future engineering work

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Amended service between Reading and Bedwyn from 22:00 on Saturday 3 November until 11:00 on Sunday 4 November

Start date
03/11/2018  00:00
End date
04/11/2018 
Route affected
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Between Reading and Bedwyn and also between London Paddington and Penzance

 
TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Reading and Kintbury, closing the line from 23:00 on Saturday until 11:00 on Sunday.

The following services will be amended:

Saturday

22:10 Reading to Bedwyn will terminate at Newbury. A bus will run from Newbury to Bedwyn calling at Kintbury and Hungerford.

22:19 Bedwyn to Reading will be retimed to run earlier than usual and will run non-stop from Newbury to Reading. A bus will run from Newbury to Reading, calling at all stations.

23:13 Reading to Bedwyn will be replaced by road transport.

23:22 Bedwyn to Reading will be replaced by road transport.

Sunday

08:30 Exeter St Davids to London Paddington will divert between Westbury and Reading, not calling at Pewsey and Newbury, calling additionally at Swindon. A replacement bus will depart Pewsey at 09:20 to Swindon and from Swindon to Pewsey at 11:35.

08:57 London Paddington to Plymouth will depart London Paddington and Reading earlier at 08:37 and will divert between Reading and Westbury, not calling at Newbury. Road transport will run between Reading and Newbury.

09:57 London Paddington to Plymouth will depart London Paddington and Reading earlier at 09:36, diverting between Reading and Westbury, not calling at Pewsey. The service will call additionally at Swindon. A replacement bus will depart Pewsey at 09:20 to Swindon and from Swindon to Pewsey at 11:35.

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.