West Berkshire Council

Transport Service Changes or Disruption

Planned public transport changes, disruption information and contacting operators

Contacting local bus and train operators

The major bus and train operators in West Berkshire are:

Changes to bus routes in the Newbury area from 19 February 2018

There will be changes to bus routes operated by Kennections, and to the 'Connect' minibus routes operated by West Berkshire Council Transport Services Team from 19 February 2018.

Please see pdf icon this leaflet [612kb] for the new timetables. 

The free, new Kennections app enables you to track your Kennections bus, buy advance tickets and check for service updates using your mobile. Search for Kennections in your app store.  

Changes to Going Forward Buses services from 13 November 2017

Going Forward Buses intend to make changes to their existing minibus services 133 and 142 in Goring, Streatley, Pangbourne and surrounding areas from 13 November 2017. 

Subject to final consents, service 133 will have a later Wallingford to Goring journey at 15:45, with service 133 operating to the same timetable Monday to Friday.  The Coombe area of Streatley will be served on request only. 

Service 142 will operate a revised route between Blagrave Street and Tesco in Reading.  The 17:15 departure from Goring and 18:15 departure from Reading will no longer operate after 10 November.      

Withdrawal of Mortons Travel service TadRed 1 after 24 November 2017

Mortons Travel will be withdrawing their TadRed-branded service TR1 between Baughurst, Tadley, Mortimer, Grazeley and Reading.   The last day of service will be Friday 24 November 2017.

Mortimer village continues to be served on Mondays through Saturdays by Reading Buses service Lime 2 and 2a to Reading.

The Aldermaston and Tadley areas continue to be served by Stagecoach service Jazz 2 to Basingstoke, by West Berkshire Council Transport Services Team service 44 to Thatcham, and by Reading Buses Lime 2a journeys between AWE and Reading.      

Services on Bank Holidays and during Travel Disruption

If you're planning to travel by public transport on bank holidays, or during bad weather or other periods of disruption, please use the Traveline journey planning service -  the Traveline South East journey planner has regularly updated information.

You can also check with the bus or train company you'll be using to make sure they're running.  


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