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Theale station in West Berkshire lies on the Reading-to-Plymouth line, an important branch of the Great Western Main Line. Regular services from Theale connect passengers with a long list of local and further-afield destination across the south, and on weekdays, there is one train per hour to London Paddington, taking about 45 minutes, with more at peak-times, but these often require a change at Reading. The pretty village centre, with its range of small shops, pubs, hairdressers, a pharmacy, library and post office along High Street and Church Street, is a ten-minute walk from the station. The village's amenities, rail connections and Junction 12 of the M4 makes it a very popular place to do business, with Arlington Business Park the largest of several business parks in the village. Close by the station is a large network of waterways including the Kennet & Avon Canal, River Kennet and a range of lakes popular for water sports, fishing and bird watching.

Station details & facilities

Theale station does not have level access to the ticket office or its two platforms. Reading or Aldermaston stations are recommended for passengers requiring step-free access to trains on this line. There's a part-time ticket cabin and a ticket machine for use when that's closed, plus a pay-and-display car park with bike racks and lockers. Each platform has shelters and an info point. Catch buses for onward local travel on Church Street, about a six-minute walk along Station Road.

Departures and arrivals from Theale

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Theale station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to BedwynGreat Western Railway09:50On time
to BedwynGreat Western Railway10:181On time
to BedwynGreat Western Railway10:502On time
to BedwynGreat Western Railway11:101On time
to BedwynGreat Western Railway11:512On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from ReadingGreat Western Railway09:50On time
from ReadingGreat Western Railway10:181On time
from ReadingGreat Western Railway10:502On time
from ReadingGreat Western Railway11:101On time
from ReadingGreat Western Railway11:512On time
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