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.

Amended morning services in the Newbury area on Sunday 24 October

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Route affected

Great Western Railway between Reading and Newbury / Bedwyn

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Reading and Theale, closing some lines on Sunday morning.

The 08:10 Reading to Newbury service will not run and will be replaced by an earlier bus at 08:00 from Reading to Newbury, calling all stations except Newbury Racecourse.

The 08:34 Reading to Bedwyn service will depart at 08:50 and will terminate at Newbury. Road transport will run from Newbury to Kintbury, Hungerford and Bedwyn.

The 08:54 Newbury to Reading service will depart 08:55.

The 09:27 Bedwyn to Reading will start from Newbury. Earlier road transport will run at 08:55 from Bedwyn to Hungerford, Kintbury and Newbury to connect into the train.

Check before you travel:

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

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.