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Amended early morning services between Newbury and Bedwyn on Sunday 29 September 

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Engineering work details

Starts 29 Sep 2024 to 29 Sep 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

Great Western Railway between Reading and Bedwyn, and also between London Paddington and Penzance


Engineering work is taking place between Reading and Bedwyn, closing various lines.

As a result:

Local services:

The 08:06 Reading to Newbury service will not run. An earlier replacement bus will run from Reading at 07:55 to Newbury, calling at all stations except Newbury Racecourse.

The 08:34 Reading to Bedwyn service will start from Newbury (connecting from the bus mentioned above).

Long distance services:

The 07:51 London Paddington to Penzance service will start earlier than usual, and will be diverted between Reading and Westbury, not calling at Newbury or Pewsey.

The 08:51 London Paddington to Penzance service will start earlier, and will be amended to additionally call at Newbury or Pewsey.

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 replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.