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 10 January

Start date
10/01/2021  00:00
End date
Route affected

CrossCountry between Manchester Piccadilly and Bournemouth

Great Western Railway between Reading and Basingstoke

South Western Railway between Reading and Salisbury

TOC(s) affected
CrossCountryGreat Western RailwaySouth Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Reading and Basingstoke, closing all lines.


A replacement bus service will operate between Reading and Basingstoke.

Great Western Railway:

A replacement bus service will operate between Reading and Basingstoke.

South Western Railway:

It is not yet known how South Western Railway will be affected by this engineering work.

Check before you travel:

These changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

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.