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Train companies affected:Grand Central, Hull Trains, LNER, Lumo
Last updated:Today at 20:20
Train companies affected:National Rail

Buses replace late night trains between Reading and Newbury / Bedwyn from Monday 22 to Thursday 25 January 

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Engineering work details

Starts 22 Jan 2024 to 25 Jan 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

Great Western Railway between Reading and Newbury / Bedwyn


Engineering work is taking place between Reading West and Bedwyn, closing all lines overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning. ​​​​​​​

After approximately 22:10 each night, buses will replace trains between Reading and Newbury / Bedwyn.


  • The 21:16 Bedwyn to Newbury will be extended to run to Reading.

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

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.