Reading station - work on new walkway underway

Reading train station
As the old footbridge at Reading Station shuts work begins on the new one Credit: Kate Bunkall

A passenger footbridge linking a multi-storey car park to Reading railway station has been shut. A diversion is in place for the next four weeks while work on building new platforms below continues. A new walkway is expected to open in April.

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Reading station walkway shuts

A passenger footbridge between Reading railway station and the multi-storey car park at the site is closing permanently today. The move is part of a multi-million pound project to update the station.