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Last updated:Today at 10:58
Train companies affected:South Western Railway
Last updated:Yesterday at 02:21
Train companies affected:National Rail

Buses replace early morning Great Western Railway trains between Reading and Basingstoke on Sunday 3 December 

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Engineering work details

Starts 03 Dec 2023 to 03 Dec 2023

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

07:37 and 08:37 Reading to Basingstoke

08:06 Basingstoke to Reading


Engineering work is taking place between Reading and Reading West, closing some lines. ​​​​​​​

As a result the following services will not run:

  • The 07:37 and 08:37 Reading to Basingstoke service

  • The 08:06 Basingstoke to Reading service

A rail replacement bus service will run at 07:38 between Reading and Basingstoke and 07:45 between Basingstoke and Reading.

Buses will call at Reading Green Park, Mortimer, Bramley and Basingstoke. If you are travelling to / from Reading West you should travel on alternative 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.