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 after 23:00 on Saturday 3 November

Start date
03/11/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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 Between Reading and Basingstoke

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Reading and Reading West from 23:00 on Saturday 3 November, closing all lines.

The 22:35 Reading to Basingstoke and also the 23:04 and 23:37 Basingstoke to Reading services will NOT run. A replacement bus service will operate in both directions.

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


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.