Future engineering work

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Buses replace late night / early morning trains between Reading and Newbury / Bedwyn on Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 October

Start date
17/10/2020  00:00
End date
18/10/2020 
Route affected
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Great Western Railway between Reading and Newbury / Bedwyn, and between Newbury and Bedwyn

 
TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Reading and Bedwyn on Saturday evening and into Sunday morning, closing all lines.

As a result:

Saturday:

  • The 22:17 Bedwyn to Newbury and 22:42 Newbury to Reading services will not run. They will be replaced by a bus at 22:17 from Bedwyn to Reading calling all stations.
  • The 22:45 Newbury to Bedwyn service will not run and will be replaced by a bus at 22:45 from Newbury to Kintbury, Hungerford and Bedwyn.
  • The 23:10 Reading to Newbury and 23:43 Newbury to Bedwyn services will not run. They will be replaced by a bus at 23:10 from Reading to Bedwyn calling all stations.
  • The 23:17 Bedwyn to Newbury and 23:42 Newbury to Reading services will not run. They will be replaced by a bus at 23:17 from Bedwyn to Reading calling all stations.

Sunday:

  • The 00:20 Reading to Newbury service will not run and will be replaced by road transport at 00:20 from Reading setting down only at all stations to Newbury, arriving at 01:24.
  • 08:10 Reading to Newbury will NOT run.
  • 08:33 Reading to Bedwyn will call additionally at Reading West, Aldermaston and Midgham.

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