Road, bus and rail information across our area.

Roadworks & closures across the area 

Search here for National Highways’ list of full closures on England’s motorways and major A roads this week, including: 
West Berkshire
For details of West Berks roadworks see here.

Wantage Area Roadworks
See for details of roadworks and traffic lights in and around Wantage including.

M4 J15 Improvements
Update on M4 Jnct 15 improvements – Sept update

General Road & Traffic Information and provide essentially the same information about roadworks and traffic incidents but their interfaces and functionality differs.

Traffic Update provides similar information but the site is harder to search in rural areas (though you can find information on specific trunk roads easily using the menu at the top).

Highways England (now called National Highways) and @HighwaysSEAST on twitter provides roadworks details.

Waze App gives you the best route in real time with help from fellow drivers.

@WBerksRoads twitter feed about roadworks and reported problems through West Berks Council.

West Berkshire Council, Swindon Council, and Wiltshire Council have links to maps of their areas showing roadworks and delays. The Vale of White Horse Council’s section is rather less useful.

Reporting problems

Report problems with roads and pavements (including faulty traffic lights, potholes, abandoned cars) in West Berkshire,  Wiltshire, Swindon and Vale of White Horse.


Plan your journey on bus or rail with the Traveline Journey Planner.


National Rail Enquiries

Great Western Railways operate services in this area. Worth checking their Journey Checker before you travel.

Bedwyn Train Passenger Group provides information on any issues or disruptions between Theale and Bedwyn. Please email to go on their mailing list.

They report that the 0831 train will be off-peak until 12 December 2021 to alleviate the fact the our normal first off-peak service (0924) is not running at the moment.

Bus services is the unofficial home of bus, coach and ferry transport information.

District council bus info can be found here:

West Berkshire
Vale of White Horse
Wiltshire (Connecting Wiltshire)

Community bus services

Community minibus and car schemes provide transport services primarily, but not exclusively, for older and disabled people in West BerkshireWiltshire & SwindonWantage. They often need volunteer drivers or 34 

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