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As an example of modern railway architecture this has much to offer. Lots of airy platforms, a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Alan F
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
via mobile
Operationally Great

I use this station very often to commute to work and i find it very operational. Apart from minor... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Louise R
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Reading RG1 1LZ, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Many of my rail journeys involve a change at Reading, and you can get to most of England, Scotland and Wales from here. In fact it can be easier to travel via Reading than to get across London between different termini, especially if time isn’t...More

Thank Rickanstis
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Well, since the refurbishment, it’s certainly a better station than it once was. The new concourse bridge makes it easy to traverse the station. The light and airy nature makes it a pleasant place rather than a dark and dingy place.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As an example of modern railway architecture this has much to offer. Lots of airy platforms, a sleek escalator service between them and plenty of places for drinks and snacks. Note when arranging a tax in advance the distinction between the “old side” and the...More

Thank Alan F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I use this station very often to commute to work and i find it very operational. Apart from minor delays and changes in platforms and times the station is great.

Thank Louise R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a real station transformation, from what was a grim windy place to a real breath of fresh air - lots of shops, the new bridge connection is excellent, really accessible now, and it makes quick changes pretty easy, even between distant platforms -...More

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Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

I’m not an avid train user so for me, easy trips are the happiest especially with young children. Reading station is easy to navigate around, at almost every turn is the correct information regarding each train, it’s time and platform. The newly built station is...More

Thank tiffanymarin2017
Reviewed 4 August 2018

One of the three automated ticket machines didn't work, and there was a MASSIVE queue for the ticket office, so a bit of a delay in actually buying a ticket, but when I couldn't see my destination on any board & asked staff - they...More

Thank Unevenshifty
Reviewed 29 July 2018

Used a couple of times recently to get to the west country. Massive investment has worked Excellent service every time, clean quick and on time trains, and easier than the car.

Thank amaamazulu
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Busy station, easy to get in and out of, accessible and trains are usually a plenty if you are travelling to any of the frequent commuter hotspots

Thank Manted
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

I should have travelled through here twice this month but the first time coming from Waterloo I was kicked off the train at Ascot due to a broken down train at Wokingham. After a 2 hour wait I was put in a minibus and driven...More

Thank Drew E
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10 August 2018|
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Response from Jeff1903 | Reviewed this property |
It's less than half a mile, so 10 minutes should be plenty of time