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Last updated:Today at 22:34
Train companies affected:CrossCountry, Greater Anglia, Stansted Express

Buses replace evening trains between Reading and Newbury / Bedwyn from Monday 27 to Thursday 30 May 

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Engineering work details

Starts 27 May 2024 to 30 May 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

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


Engineering work is taking place between Reading and Newbury / Bedwyn, closing all lines overnight.

The 21:16 Bedwyn to Newbury service will run from Bedwyn to Reading.

The 22:08 Newbury to Reading will be retimed to start earlier at 21:48, and will not call at Newbury Racecourse, Midgham or Aldermaston. A replacement bus will run from Newbury at 22:08 to Reading, calling at all stations.

After 21:50 each night, buses will replace trains between Reading and Newbury / Bedwyn.

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.