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Trains to Aldermaston

Aldermaston train station is located in Aldermaston Wharf, approximately 2 miles from the village of Aldermaston. Opened in 1847, the station is part of the Great Western Railway, offering services to Reading, Newbury and London Paddington.

The Kennet and Avon canal also passes through Aldermaston Wharf, which also has a boat hire business and a canal-side tearoom, popular with tourists. Aldermaston itself is an ancient settlement, possibly occupied in some way from 1690 BCE. Many of its picturesque villages are Grade II listed, and date from either the 1600s or 1800s. Today, the town is best known as a base for the UKs’ nuclear weapons programme, and the related protest marches.

There are two platforms at Aldermaston train station, each featuring a small shelter with seats. The platforms are linked with a small footbridge. Weekday services run hourly, with journey times of around 15 minutes to Reading and 16 minutes to Newbury. Sunday trains run from Aldermaston every two hours.

Works to upgrade the line with electrification started in March 2018 and temporary bus services replaced some journeys from the station. The A4 road also passes nearby.

Station details & facilities

Find station details and facilities information for Aldermaston. Also find live train departures and arrivals for Aldermaston station, helping you to plan your next journey.


  • Left Luggage available : False
  • Lost Property available : False
  • Lost Property phone number : 03457 000 125


  • Postbox : False
  • Telephones : False
  • Telephones type : Coins and cards
  • Staff Help Notes : Please note station is unstaffed. Please call our assist line if you require assistance at this station.
  • Customer Service Notes : Please call our Customer Services Centre on 03457 000 125 (07:00-22:00 every day)
  • Customer help points :
  • Nearest station with more facilities :

    The nearest station(s) with more facilities than Aldermaston are:

    • Thatcham


  • CCTV :



  • Carpark opening hours :
    DayOpening Hours
    WeekdaysOpen 24 hours
    Saturday Open 24 hours
    Sunday Open 24 hours
  • Carpark name : Station Car Park
  • Carpark operator : APCOA Parking (UK) Limited
  • Car parking spaces : 46
  • Car parking charges :
    Three Monthly£126.00

Bicycle Facilities

  • Cycle storage available :
  • Cycle storage spaces : 20
  • Sheltered cycle storage : False
  • Cycle storage CCTV :
  • Cycle storage location : Reading platform.
  • Cycle storage notes :

    2 Sheffield hoops on Newbury platform. Please note Cycles are carried free of charge on our trains.


  • Step-free access : Whole station
  • Step-free access notes :

    Ramped access to Reading platform and level access to Newbury platform but no step free inter-platform access

  • Ramps for train access :
  • Wheelchairs available : False
  • Induction Loop :
  • Accessible ticket machines : False
  • Accessible Booking Office counter : False
  • Accessible taxis : unknown
  • Accessible taxis notes :

    Accessible taxis are available

Trains to Aldermaston


Bath Road, Padworth, Aldermaston, Reading, RG7 4LB
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