Skip to main content


Buses replace early morning trains between Basingstoke and Reading on Sunday 26 November 

See all service disruptions

Engineering work details

Starts 26 Nov 2023 to 26 Nov 2023

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

Great Western Railway between Reading and Basingstoke


Engineering work is taking place between Reading West and Basingstoke, closing all lines early on Sunday morning. ​​​​​​​

The 07:37 Reading to Basingstoke will not run. An earlier replacement bus will run from Reading at 07:20 to Basingstoke, calling at all stations except Reading West. For Reading West, you should use other train services.

Check before you travel: 

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Replacement Bus Travel Advice: 

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility and bicycle information, please use this page

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

Please be advised that, on occasion, replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.