Future engineering work

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See details of routes affected by planned engineering works, including when they take effect, maps of the affected area, alternative timetables, advice for alternative travel and real-time updates.

Buses replace morning and evening trains between Reading and Basingstoke on Sunday 1 July

Start date
01/07/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Great Western Railway between Reading and Basingstoke

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Reading and Basingstoke, closing lines until 09:50 and after 21:30.


The 07:37, 08:37 and 09:40 Reading to Basingstoke services and the 08:07, 09:07 and 10:07 Basingstoke to Reading services will be replaced by buses.


After 20:35, trains will be replaced by bus services between Reading and Basingstoke.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages


Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.