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 between Reading and Basingstoke on Sunday 6 December

Start date
06/12/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected
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CrossCountry services via Basingstoke

Great Western Railway services between Reading and Basingstoke

TOC(s) affected
CrossCountryGreat Western Railway

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


Trains will be diverted, not calling at stations between Basingstoke and Southampton Airport Parkway. The diversion will extend journey times by up to an hour.

Replacement buses will run between Reading and Basingstoke.

Great Western Railway:

Buses will replace trains between Reading and Basingstoke.

Check before you travel:

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

Although journey planners are showing correctly, your journey may be subject to alteration at short notice due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Please check before your journey.

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility and bicycle information, please use this page.

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