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 / evening trains between Reading and Bedwyn 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 Newbury / Bedwyn

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Reading and Bedwyn until 09:50 and after 21:00, closing some lines.

High speed services on Sunday morning and during the evening will be diverted between Reading and Taunton. Customers travelling to or from Newbury should change at Reading for road transport to / from Newbury.

Local train services will be replaced by buses from the beginning of service on Sunday until 09:50, and also after 21:00 until the end of service.

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.