Reading station upgrade: Phase 1

The first phase of building work to upgrade Reading station is almost complete. There will be five additional platforms as part of the nine hundred million pound project.

Phase 1 of Reading station upgrade almost complete

Reading station
Workers at Reading brave the snow in attempt to complete work on time Credit: ITV Meridian

The first phase of the new £895m Reading Station is almost complete.3,600 workers are on the project racing against time to get four new platforms and new station buildings ready for April.

New platforms
Work on one of five new platforms Credit: ITV Meridian
Workers on snow
Workers on snow at Reading station Credit: ITV Meridian

Reading station: the upgrade so far

The first phase of building work to upgrade Reading station is almost complete. There will be five additional platforms as part of the £900 million project. However there could be further disruption while key work takes place over Easter.

The footage above shows some of the progress so far.

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