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 trains until 10:05 between Reading and Newbury / Bedwyn on Sunday 24 March

Start date
24/03/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Great Western Railway between Reading and Newbury, and also between London Paddington and Exeter St Davids / Plymouth

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Reading West and Bedwyn, closing all lines until 10:05.

Local services:

Replacement buses will run between Reading and Newbury / Bedwyn.

Long distance services:

The 08:57 London Paddington to Plymouth service will depart London Paddington earlier than usual, and will be diverted between Reading and Westbury, not calling at Newbury. Customers for Newbury should change at Reading for road transport for Newbury.

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.