West Berkshire Council

Live Bus and Train Departures

Check for live bus and train departure information for local bus stops and rail stations

Buses: use the NextBuses service online or on your mobile to check for live bus information for your local bus stop.  This information is also available via audio-visual screens at a number of bus stops in Newbury, Thatcham, Theale, Calcot and Tilehurst. The central system, audio-visual screens and the data feeds - including data outgoing to Traveline for the NextBuses mobile internet and text service - are the responsibility of Reading Transport Ltd (Reading Buses).

Live predictions, shown in the format "xx mins" (eg "16 min") are predictions of the number of minutes until the bus is expected to serve that stop, based on the latest satellite tracking information.  'DUE' is displayed when a bus is expected to call at the stop in less than 2 minutes.

Clock times, in the format "hh:mm" (eg "11:43") indicate when the bus is timetabled to serve that stop.  These departures disappear from the audio-visual screens when that time is reached, or when the online or mobile screens are refreshed.  Clock times are shown when live predictions aren't available, for example if a particular bus isn't being satellite-tracked.


Trains: use the check your journey page on Great Western Railway's website to check the latest information about your train journey, and live departures and arrivals for rail stations.


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