Future engineering work

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Buses replace late night trains between Reading and Bedwyn on Monday 2, Wednesday 4 and Thursday 5 November

Start date
02/11/2020  00:00
End date
05/11/2020 
Route affected

Between Reading / Newbury and Bedwyn; and also between London Paddington and Newbury / Bedwyn

 
TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Reading West and Bedwyn, closing all lines overnight on Monday 2, Wednesday 4 and Thursday 5 November.

The following alterations will be in place:

  • The 21:52 Newbury to Bedwyn will not run. A replacement bus will run from Newbury to Bedwyn.
  • The 22:10 Reading to Newbury will not run. Two buses will depart Reading at 22:10 - one will call at all station to Newbury, and the other will run direct to Newbury, then continue to Bedwyn, calling at Kintbury and Hungerford.
  • The 22:19 Bedwyn to Newbury will not run. A replacement bus will run from Bedwyn to Newbury then it will continue on to Reading, calling at Thatcham. A second bus will run from Newbury to Reading, calling at all stations.
  • The 22:44 Newbury to Bedwyn will not run. Two buses will depart Reading at 22:10 - one will call at all station to Newbury and the other will run direct to Newbury, then continue to Bedwyn, calling at Kintbury and Hungerford.
  • The 22:51 Newbury to London Paddington service will start at Reading. A replacement bus will run from Bedwyn to Newbury then it will continue on to Reading, calling at Thatcham. A second bus will run from Newbury to Reading, calling at all stations.
  • The 23:17 Bedwyn to Reading will not run. A replacement bus will run from Bedwyn to Reading, calling at Hungerford, Kintbury, Newbury and Thatcham.

 

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