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« on: February 20, 2020, 10:50:44 am »

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« Reply #1 on: December 15, 2020, 10:20:24 am »

Today, Tomorrow, and Thursday morning ...

Alterations to services at Midgham

Following engineering works not being finished on time at Midgham the line is now open.

Train services running through this station may be revised. Disruption is expected until 08:45 17/12.

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The level crossing is out of use at Midgham station and passengers are unable to cross between platforms.

Passengers travelling towards Newbury who need to cross to the other side of the station will need to travel onwards to Thatcham and change there, where they can catch a Reading-bound service and alight at Midgham.

Passengers travelling towards Reading who need to cross to the other side of the station will need to travel onwards to Aldermaston and change there, where they can catch a Newbury-bound service and alight at Midgham.

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Obvious question - is there another crossing nearby that could be used?   Not really (from a map exercise) ... looks like there's a public foot crossing somewhat to the east, but I wouldn't like to try that in the dark along the canal bank.


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« Reply #2 on: December 15, 2020, 11:29:17 am »

Glad I'm not walking out that way! occasionally I leave my car by Elstree School (what a very wide road that is for a "country lane") and walk down into Woolhampton and cross the A4, the railway and canal for a walk, usually returning the same way. Having to find a diversion as dusk falls would be a bit stressful and, knowing my luck, the train to Thacham would just have left, leaving almost an hour's wait for the next one.
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