Future engineering work

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Amended evening services between Reading and Newbury / Bedwyn from Monday 24 to Friday 28 February

Start date
24/02/2020  00:00
End date
28/02/2020 
Route affected

Great Western Railway between Reading and Newbury / Bedwyn

 
TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Reading and Bedwyn, closing lines overnight.

Monday to Thursday:

  • The 21:52 Newbury to Bedwyn service will be replaced by a bus from Newbury at 21:50 to Bedwyn. This bus also connects at Newbury with the 21:03 London Paddington to Plymouth service.
  • The 22:10 Reading to Newbury and 22:44 Newbury to Bedwyn services will not run. A replacement bus will run from Reading at 22:10 to Newbury, calling at all stations. A second bus will run from Reading at 22:10, calling at Newbury, Kintbury, Hungerford and Bedwyn.
  • The 22:19 Bedwyn to Newbury will not run, and the 22:51 Newbury to London Paddington service will start from Reading. A replacement bus will run from Bedwyn at 22:38 to Hungerford, Kintbury, Newbury, Thatcham and Reading. This bus connects at Newbury for a replacement bus to Reading which calls at all stations.
  • The 22:20 London Paddington to Bedwyn will terminate at Reading. A replacement bus will run from Reading to Bedwyn, calling at all stations except Reading West.
  • The 23:17 Bedwyn to Reading will not run. A replacement bus will run from Bedwyn at 23:38 to Hungerford, Kintbury, Newbury, Thatcham and Reading.

Tuesday to Friday:

  • The 00:06 Bedwyn to London Paddington service will not run. An earlier replacement bus will run at 23:38 from Bedwyn to Hungerford, Kintbury, Newbury, Thatcham and Reading. Rail connections are available from Reading to London Paddington.
  • The 00:17 Reading to Newbury service will be replaced by a bus from Reading at 00:20, setting passengers down only at all stations to Newbury.

Check before you travel:

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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.