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Buses replace late night trains between Reading and Newbury / Bedwyn from Monday 30 September to Friday 4 October 

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Engineering work details

Starts 30 Sep 2024 to 04 Oct 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 Bedwyn, closing all lines overnight.

Monday to Thursday:

The 19:04 Paignton to London Paddington service will additionally call at Hungerford and Kintbury, and will call at Newbury and beyond later than usual.

The 20:05 London Paddington to Newbury service will arrive at Newbury at 21:05.

The 21:37 Bedwyn to Newbury service will not run.

The 21:56 Newbury to London Paddington service will run earlier than usual at 21:45, and will run earlier throughout.

The 22:08 Newbury to Reading service will 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 for these stations.

From 21:55 until the end of service each night, buses will replace trains between Reading and Newbury / Bedwyn.

Tuesday to Friday:

The 05:32 Bedwyn to London Paddington service will not run. You should travel on later 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 replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.