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Buses replace late night trains between Bedwyn and Newbury / Reading from Monday 13 to Thursday 16 May 

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Engineering work details

Starts 13 May 2024 to 16 May 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

Great Western Railway between Bedwyn and Newbury / Reading


Engineering work is taking place between Bedwyn and Newbury, closing all lines on Monday to Thursday evenings.

As a result:

  • The 21:53 and 22:47 Newbury to Bedwyn will not run and will be replaced by road transport, calling all stations.

  • The 22:30 London Paddington to Bedwyn will terminate Newbury. Road transport will run from Newbury to Bedwyn, calling at all stations.

  • The 22:25 Bedwyn to Newbury will not run and will be replaced by earlier road transport, calling all stations.

  • The 23:17 Bedwyn to Reading will start from Newbury at 23:34. Earlier road transport will run from Bedwyn, Hungerford and Kintbury to Newbury to connect into the train. There will also be road transport at 23:38 from Bedwyn to Reading, calling Hungerford and Kintbury, then setting down only at Newbury, Thatcham and Reading.

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.