Service updates

Check your journey. When are you travelling?

These may affect your journey

Ducketts Farm bus stop towards Reading

Today 00:01 - 23:59

The Ducketts farm Bus stop Inbound will be out of use on Thursday 22 February 2024.

This is for works taking place by Volker Highways.

Please use the Weather Centre bus stop instead.

Sorry for any inconvenience.

Reading West station bus stop outbound Oxford Road

Today 00:00 - 23rd Feb 2024

The Reading West Station (Oxford Road) bus stop outbound will be out of use on Thursday 22 and Friday 23 February 2024

This is due to the reinstatement of the bus shelter

Customers are advised to use Temporary Bus stop further along the Oxford Road instead.

Three Mile Cross Post Office bus stop closed towards Reading

21st - 23rd Feb 2024

The Three Mile Cross Post Office bus stop towards Reading will be out of use from Wednesday 21 to Friday 23 February 2024

This is for utility works by SSE.

Please use the stop at Sevenoaks Drive instead.

Sorry for any inconvenience.

Harcourt Drive Bus stop outbound Pepper Lane

21st - 22nd Feb 2024

The Harcourt Drive outward bus stop will be out of use on 21st and 22 February 2024.

This is whilst tree surgeons tend to the adjacent eucalyptus tree in the University of Reading grounds.

Customers are advised to use Wychwood Crescent bus stop instead.

Not possible to use the stop at Three Mile Cross Post Office inbound.

20th - 23rd Feb 2024

It is not possible to use the stop at Three Mile Cross Post Office inbound because of roadworks. Please use adjacent stops. Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.

Woodward Close bus stops Winnersh

20th - 22nd Feb 2024

The Woodward Close bus stops on both sides on Reading Road in Winnersh will be out of use from Tuesday 20th until Thursday 22nd February 2024. Works have changed dates again.

This is due to works by Thames Water.

Please use alternative bus stops at Winnersh Crossroads or Sadlers Lane instead.

We are sorry for any inconvenience.

Vicarage Road bus stops Christchurch Road

20th - 22nd Feb 2024

The Vicarage Road bus stops on Christchurch Road will be out of use between 20 February and 22 February 2024.

This is for works by BT Openreach.

Customers are advised to use Christchurch Green or Morgan Road bus stops instead

Kidmore Road closure Uplands Road to Borough Boundary

19th - 23rd Feb 2024

Kidmore Road between Uplands Road and the Reading Borough Boundary will be closed from Monday 19 February until Friday 23 February 2024.

This is for works by Thames Water.

School Route 81, after leaving St Andrew’s Church bus stop, the bus will turn left into Richmond Road and right onto Woodcote Road. Buses will follow this road, going past Woodcote Way, turning 3rd right into Shepherds Lane and right again into Woodcote Way back onto normal route at Hilltop Road stop.

Please use the bus stops at St Andrew's Church or Hilltop Road instead.

Sorry for any inconvenience.

Kidmore Road closure Uplands Road to Borough Boundary

19th - 23rd Feb 2024

Kidmore Road between Uplands Road and the Reading Borough Boundary will be closed from Monday 19 February until Friday 23 February 2024.

This is for works by Thames Water.

Pink 22, after leaving St Andrews Church stop, buses will divert turning left into Richmond Road and left onto Woodcote Road back onto normal route.

Pink 22 buses will not serve stops on Shepherds Lane and Woodcote Way during this closure & diversion. Please use stops at St Andrew's Church or Harrogate Road instead.

We apologise for any inconvenience.

California Crossroads Road closure on Nine Mile Ride

12th Feb 2024 - 8th May 2024

Towards Wokingham
Following the Marino Way stop on Nine Mile Ride Extension, buses will continue onto Biggs Lane and then turn right onto Langley Common Road. They will then continue until reaching The Bull where they will turn onto Barkham Street and run to the Barkham Ride East stop. Here the bus will use the roundabout to turn around, resuming the normal leopard 3 route as they return along Barkham Street towards Wokingham. Buses will stop at all bus stops along this route.

Buses will be unable to serve Robinson Crusoe, Coleshill Farm, California Country Park, Manor Park Drive and California Crossroads during this diversion.

Towards Reading
Buses will run along Barkham Ride as usual until reaching the Barkham Ride - East stop. Here they will turn around at the roundabout, and then run back along Barkham Ride towards The Bull, where they will then turn left onto Barkham Road and Langley Common Road before turning left onto Biggs Lane, returning to their normal road from the Marino Way bus stop. Buses will stop at all bus stops along this route.

Due to the closure of Nine Mile Ride, buses cannot serve Robinson Crusoe, Coleshill Farm, California Country Park, Manor Park Drive and Ratepayers Hall.

Please allow additional journey time when travelling between Arborfield Green and Wokingham.

We apologise for any inconvenience or delay that this diversion may cause to your journey during these essential works.

This diversion will only affect leopard 3 buses between Arborfield and Wokingham. Buses that finish their journey in Arborfield, Shinfield or at Royal Berks Hospital will not be affected by this diversion and will call at all stops as normal.

Kings Road Jacksons Corner Bus stops ME MF and MG

5th - 29th Feb 2024

The Kings Road bus stops ME, MF and MG will be out of use from Monday 5 February until Thursday 29 February 2024

This is for works carried out by Reading Borough Council.

Customers who use bus stops ME and MF are advised to use the temporary stop situated further down Kings Road outside “The White Building” All buses and Customers heading into Reading from the Kings Road will need to use Minster Street bus stops.

We apologise for any inconvenience

Market Place bus stop MC

23rd Oct 2023 onwards

Market Place bus stop MC will be out of use from Monday 23 October 2023 until the completion of the works adjacent, Approx 78 Weeks!

This is due to scaffolding encroaching the bus stop area.

Customers are advised to use the vacant bus stop further back outside Sloane Point

We apologise for any inconvenience

Changing of the Guard - diversion

6th May 2022 - 31st Dec 2024

During the changing of the Guard, Sheet Street and High Street in Windsor are closed so buses cannot pass. This means London Line 702 & Flightline 703 will divert away from bus stops in this area and divert via Alma Road and Arthur Road - please check if the Changing of the Guard is happening on dates that you are travelling to avoid being caught out. You can check the dates at changing-guard.com/dates-windsor-castle

These disruptions could affect future journeys

Wokingham Half Marathon diversions on Lion 4 & X4

25th Feb 2024

Due to the Wokingham Half Marathon taking place, Lion 4/X4 services will be affected between 0800 and 1100 on Sunday 25 February 2024.

Buses towards Bracknell:
The 08:35, 09:05, 09:35 and 10:05 departures from Reading will need to divert from Loddon Bridge The George via the A329 towards Bracknell. At the Wokingham junction of the A329 these buses will divert into the Coppid Beech Park and Ride site before returning normal route to Bracknell. The park and ride stop will be the closest stop to Wokingham town centre.
On the above journeys we will be unable to serve all stops through Winnersh and Wokingham town centre due to the half marathon diversion.

Buses towards Reading:
Whilst the closure of Broad Street is in place, all 4/X4 services from Bracknell will run on normal route along London Road and Peach Street (not serving the P&R car park but stopping on London Road as normal), then will divert via Denmark Street and Wellington Road, picking up normal route from Wokingham Station. All buses towards Reading will be able to serve Winnersh.

Please use alternative stops either at Loddon Bridge or Coppid Beech Park and Ride towards Bracknell and Seaford Road or Wokingham Rail Station towards Reading.

There is a free shuttle bus to the Half Marathon site which will be running from Coppid Beech P&R every 15 minutes from 08:00 to 09:30 and again from 11:30 to 13:30.

Good luck to everyone who is competing in the half marathon!

Craven Road bus stop Erleigh Road

26th Feb 2024 - 15th Mar 2024

The Craven Road bus stop on Erleigh Road will be out of use from Monday 26 February until Friday 15 March 2024.

This is due to utility works by Morrison Water Services.

Customers for school route 81 are advised to use the Royal Berkshire Hospital Main entrance bus stop instead.

Christchurch Gardens bus stops on Basingstoke Road

26th - 29th Feb 2024

The Christchurch Gardens Bus stop on Basingstoke Road outbound will be out of use between 26 and 29 February 2024

This is due to works by Morrisons Water.

Customers are advised to use Whitley Street, Christchurch Court or the Elgar Road Bus stops instead.

Howth Drive Top stop towards Reading

26th - 27th Feb 2024

The Howth Drive Top bus stop on Reading Road will be closed again from 21:00 Monday 26 February until 06:00 Tuesday 27 February 2024.

This is for works by Sunbelt Rentals.

Please use the Chequers Way bus stop instead.

Sorry for any inconvenience.

Howth Drive Top bus stop on Howth Drive

29th Feb 2024

The Howth Drive Top bus stop on Howth Drive route 14 will be closed on Thursday 29 February 2024.

This is for works by Sunbelt Rentals.

Customers are advised to use the Chequers Way bus stop instead.

Caversham Road fire station bus stop closed overnight

2nd - 3rd Mar 2024

The Caversham Road fire station bus stop southbound will be out of use from 22:00 Saturday 2 March until 06:00 Sunday 3 March 2024.

This is due to works by Sunbelt Rentals for Balfour Beatty.

Please use stops at The Moderation or Friar Street.

Sorry for any inconvenience.