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Amended morning trains in the Newbury / Bedwyn area on Sunday 14 April 

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Engineering work details

Starts 14 Apr 2024 to 14 Apr 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

Great Western Railway between London Paddington / Reading and Newbury / Bedwyn / Penzance


Engineering work is taking place between Reading and Theale, closing some lines on Sunday morning.

As a result:

Local trains:

The 08:06 Reading to Newbury service will be replaced by an earlier bus 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 07:55 Reading to Newbury bus service.

Long distance trains:

The 07:51 London Paddington to Penzance service will divert between Reading and Westbury, not calling at Newbury or Pewsey.

The 08:51 London Paddington to Penzance service will start earlier than usual at 08:44, and will additionally call at Newbury and 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, on occasion, replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.