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 ... 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 delayed
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
Link to .. No trains between Newbury and Bedwyn due to a dusting of snow
Link to .. 2018 Full line closure Newbury line
Link to .. Devizes 52-year wait for train station could end
Link to .. Services from London / Reading to Bedwyn - update for 2018 and beyond
Link to .. Pewsey - "becoming isolated"?

Also ... blogs and other active groups:


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