London to Theale, Aldermaston, Newbury, Bedwyn

Description of line

The "Berks and Hants" Line from Reading - up the valley of the river Kennet to Crofton. Double track.

Service offered

Express services, hourly, London to the South West - but only a few stop at Newbury, and even fewer at Hungerford.

Semifast services London to Bedwyn, about every hour. Trains calling at all stations from Reading to Newbury.

Peak flows

London Commuter belt - from the line to London in the morning peak, returning in the evening.

Known issues


See here

Recent discussions:
Link to ... Newbury stoppage last weekend - early May 2019 bank holiday
Link to ... More excessive habitat control - especially during nesting season??
Link to ... New lighting for Pewsey Station.
Link to ... Via Westbury to London and Taunton - status update on enhancement proposals
Link to ... Where might Devizes Parkway services come from?
Link to ... New reason for cancellations
Link to ... Problem at Pewsey 5th Feb 2019
Link to ... IEP - Heating didn't work and now I have a stinking cold!
Link to ... IETs to Bedwyn initially delayed - now running from May 2019
Link to .. Pewsey Vale Rail User Group
Link to .. Bedwyn Turnback extension for IET
Link to .. Theale station during Kennet line outages
Link to .. Newbury blockage - next 4 weeks from 9th July 2018. Advice for Bedwyn passengers
Link to .. Avoiding a cancellation report - using part of the path for a stock move.
Link to .. First IET to call at Bedwyn in passenger service
Link to .. Not everyone has a Devils Porridge Museum
Link to .. Tree Strike - 1K71 0515 Bristol TM to Padd on 14/6/18
Link to .. What happened at Kintbury on Friday 13th?
Link to .. Lessons from Railway History - 10th April 2018, Pewsey Vale
Link to .. Potential set up of user group for PEWSEY rail users

Also ... blogs and other active groups:


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