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 train services between Reading and Oxford / Bedwyn on Sunday 8 March

Start date
08/03/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected
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CrossCountry between Southampton Central / Reading and Birmingham New Street / Derby / Sheffield / Edinburgh

Great Western Railway between London Paddington / Reading and Oxford / Worcester Shrub Hill / Great Malvern / Hereford

TOC(s) affected
CrossCountryGreat Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Reading and Oxford, closing some lines throughout the day.


Services running between Reading and Oxford will be retimed to run a few minutes earlier than usual.

Great Western Railway:

Services running via Reading and Oxford will be retimed by a few minutes, and may run earlier or later throughout.

A reduced local service will run between Reading and Newbury / Bedwyn, with some trains being cancelled throughout.

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 stationinformation 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.