Great Western Railway Status | Buses replace evening / morning trains to / from Newbury on Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 April

Updated at: 21-Feb-2024 12:00:24: PM

Operator:  Great Western Railway

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Routes affected:

Great Western Railway between London Paddington / Reading and Newbury / Bedwyn, and between Newbury and Bedwyn

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Description of Incident

Engineering work is taking place between Reading and Bedwyn, closing various lines.


The 23:10 Reading to Newbury service will be replaced by a bus from Reading to Bedwyn. This bus will stop for customers to board only at Reading West, and disembark only at Newbury, Kintbury, Hungerford and Bedwyn.

The 23:44 Newbury to Reading service will be replaced by a bus throughout. This bus will stop for customers to disembark only at Reading West.


The 00:18 Reading to Newbury service will be replaced by a bus (stopping for disembarkation only).

The 08:06 Reading to Newbury service will be replaced by an earlier bus (calling all stations except Newbury Racecourse).

The 08:34 Reading to Bedwyn will start from Newbury (connecting from the above bus).

The 08:47 Newbury to Reading will be replaced by a bus (starting from Newbury at 08:57).

The 09:30 Bedwyn to Reading service will terminate at Newbury. A replacement bus will run from Newbury to Reading.

The 09:43 Reading to Bedwyn will start from Newbury. An earlier bus will run from Reading at 08:53, calling at all stations except Reading West.

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

Please be advised that, on occasion, replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.

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This page created on: 17-Jan-2024 14:32:21: PM