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 until 08:50 on Sunday 13 December

Start date
13/12/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Between Reading and Basingstoke

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place until 08:50 between Reading and Basingstoke, closing various lines.

The 07:38 and 08:38 Reading to Basingstoke, also the 08:07 and 09:07 Basingstoke to Reading will not run and will be replaced by one bus each way:

  • The 07:38 Reading to Basingstoke.
  • The 08:07 Basingstoke to Reading.

Buses will call all stations.

Road journey times from Reading to Reading West 8mins, Mortimer 33mins, Bramley 53mins, Basingstoke 73mins.

Buses serve: Reading West: Oxford Road opposite McDonalds; Mortimer: Station Car Park;
Bramley: Opposite Sansome & George Estate Agents/Bus Stops before Level Crossing; Basingstoke: Station Forecourt. 

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.