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Christmas coming soon

Halloween is done, Bonfire night is a distant memory and the nights draw ever closer. It can only mean one thing - Christmas is well and truly on its way!

We are still finalising all the timetables across our various networks, but we can now tell you the summary levels of service for each of our routes. 

Reading Buses

The information below outlines what is happening on the Reading Buses network (including Green Line and greenwave). You can find Newbury & District (including Kennections) and Thames Valley Buses further down the page. 

Christmas Eve (Tues 24 Dec)

Most buses are normal service with an early finish around 7/8pm. This is except emerald 5 and 6, purple 17, claret 21 and yellow 26 which have extra buses until around 11pm.

Any buses that normally finish before 7/8pm are on their normal service. 

Greenwave services will also be normal service with early finish - (route 65 will have a special timetable). Buzz 42 will be Saturday service. 

Christmas Day (Weds 25 Dec)

No buses - all our employees will be having a well earned rest!

Boxing Day (Thurs 26 Dec)

Most services will have a special service based on their public holiday times. Buses will run from around 9am until around 6pm.

Any buses that don't have a public holiday timetable will not run - e.g. route 9. 

Greenwave services will be on Sunday service with an early finish. Buzz 42 will not run. 

Friday 27 Dec

Most services will run to their Saturday timetables. 

Greenwave services will be on normal service (route 65 will have a special timetable). Buzz 42 will be on a Saturday service. 

Sat 28 Dec

Most services will run to their Saturday timetables including greenwave and Buzz 42.  

Sun 29 Dec

Most services will run to their Sunday timetables including greenwave. 

Mon 30 Dec/Tues 31 Dec

Most services will run to their Saturday timetables. 

Greenwave will run their normal service (route 65 will have a special timetable). Buzz 42 will be on a Saturday service. 

Weds 1 Jan 2020

Most services will be on their public holiday timetables. 

Greenwave will be on Sunday service.  

Thames Valley Buses

Thames Valley Buses in Slough and Windsor are now run by our sister company, Courtney Buses. We have asked them for their summary information which you can find below. The full details will be on the Courtney Buses website closer to Christmas. 

Christmas Eve (Tues 24 Dec)

Most buses are running normal service with an early finish around 7/8pm.

Christmas Day (Weds 25 Dec)

No buses - all our employees will be having a well earned rest!

Boxing Day (Thurs 26 Dec)

Most services will not run on Boxing Day. Route 2 and 10 will be on Sunday service.

Some other Courtney services will also be running Sunday or special timetables. 

Friday 27 Dec

Most services will run to their Saturday timetables. 

Sat 28 Dec

Most services will run to their Saturday timetables.

Sun 29 Dec

Most services will run to their Sunday timetables. 

Mon 30 Dec/Tues 31 Dec

Most services will run to their Saturday timetables. 

Weds 1 Jan 2020

Most services will be on Sunday timetables. 

Some other Courtney services will either be on Sunday timetables or not running.

Newbury & District (Kennections) 

The Newbury & District and Kennections services are run by our colleagues in Newbury. 

Christmas Eve (Tues 24 Dec)

Most buses are running normal service.

Christmas Day (Weds 25 Dec)

No buses - all our employees will be having a well earned rest!

Boxing Day (Thurs 26 Dec)

No buses. 

Friday 27 Dec

Most services will run to their normal timetables. 

Sat 28 Dec

Most services will run to their normal timetables.

Sun 29 Dec

No buses. 

Mon 30 Dec/Tues 31 Dec

Most services will run to their normal timetables. 

Weds 1 Jan 2020

No buses. 

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