West Berkshire Council

Transport Service Changes or Disruption

Planned public transport changes and travel disruption information

Changes to bus services 40, 41 and 44 from 30 January 2017

Local bus services 40, 41 and 44, operated by West Berkshire Council will be changing from Monday 30 January 2017.

pdf icon This leaflet summarises the changes to services 40, 41 and 44. [663kb]

Other services are not affected.

Changes to Kennections bus services from 3 January 2017

Kennections made changes to many of the local bus services that they operate in Newbury, Thatcham and surrounding areas from Tuesday 3 January 2017.

pdf icon This leaflet summarises the changes that Kennections made, [289kb]

Newbury Bus Station Bay changes

The passenger boarding Bays used by several local bus services at Newbury Bus Station, in Market Street, changed from Monday 24 October 2016. These changes are needed to allow Newbury & District's services 1A, 1C and 1D to use the Bus Station.

Services 1A, 1C and 1D, run by Newbury & District, will depart from Bay J

Services 3 and 3A, run by Kennections, will depart from Bay D

Services 6 and 6A, run by Kennections, will depart from Bay D

Services 7 and 7A, run by Stagecoach, will depart from Bay C

Services 9 and 9A, run by Newbury & District, will depart from Bay G

Service 41 (Thursdays only), run by West Berkshire Council, will depart from Bay E

Service X20 (Tuesdays only), run by Thamesdown Transport, will depart from Bay E

Other services are not affected.   

National Express coaches relocating from Calcot to Mereoak

National Express relocated its coach services from the Calcot Sainsbury's stop (M4 Junction 12) to Mereoak Park and Ride (south of M4 Junction 11) with effect from Monday 11 July 2016.  This was a commercial decision by National Express. 

Customers may wish to use Reading Buses service Yellow 26 to travel from Calcot into Reading town centre and their Greenwave bus service to travel from the town centre to Mereoak Park and Ride. 

Travel Disruption and Bad Weather

If you're planning to travel by public transport during periods of disruption or bad weather, you should check with the bus or train company you'll be using to make sure they're running.  

The district's major transport operators are:

The Traveline public transport journey planning service can also help you during travel disruption and bad weather -  the Traveline South East journey planner has regularly updated information.

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