Future engineering work

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See details of routes affected by planned engineering works, including when they take effect, maps of the affected area, alternative timetables, advice for alternative travel and real-time updates.

Amended 04:00 Oxford to London Paddington service from Tuesday 18 to Friday 21 April

Start date
18/04/2017  00:00
End date
Route affected

04:00 Oxford to London Paddington

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Network Rail are carrying out engineering work on 2 out of the 4 lines between Reading and Didcot Parkway. As a result, your journey between Oxford and London Paddington could be disrupted.

Customer advice

The 04:00 Oxford and London Paddington will use alternative platforms at Goring & Streatley and Tilehurst and will not call at Pangbourne. If you are traveling to Pangbourne, please travel to Tilehurst for a connecting bus to Pangbourne. If you are traveling from Pangbourne, a bus will run to Tilehurst to connect you with the train.


Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

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Project Information:


You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.