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.

Amended Great Western Railway services at Reading until 10:05 on Sunday 28 July

Start date
28/07/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Between London Paddington and Penzance / Newbury / Bedwyn and also between Reading and Newbury / Basingstoke / Gatwick Airport

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Reading and Reading West / Bedwyn, closing some lines.

The following alterations will apply:

  • The 06:03 Reading to Gatwick Airport will start from Guildford. An earlier bus will depart Reading at 05:12 to connect with the train at Guildford.
  • The 07:37 / 08:37 Reading to Basingstoke and 08:07 / 09:07 Basingstoke to Reading will be replaced by one bus in each direction at 07:37 from Reading to Basingstoke and 08:07 Basingstoke to Reading.
  • 08:12 Reading to Newbury and 08:42 Reading to Bedwyn will be replaced by a bus.
  • 08:48 Newbury to London Paddington will NOT run. Road transport at 08:25 and 08:48 from Newbury to Reading to connect with services to London Paddington.
  • 09:03 London Paddington to Penzance will depart at 08:59 and will be diverted and not call at Newbury. Customers at Newbury to travel via Reading and road transport between Reading and Newbury.
  • 09:07 London Paddington to Bedwyn will be replaced by a bus between Newbury and Bedwyn.
  • 09:45 and 10:54 Bedwyn to London Paddington will run between Newbury and Reading. Earlier road transport from Bedwyn, Hungerford and Kintbury to Newbury to connect with the trains.

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

Bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time, unless fully folded. More travel advice for your replacement bus journey is available by selecting the Train Operating Company you are travelling with here.