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 Great Western Railway service to and from London Paddington on Saturday 2 December

Start date
02/12/2017  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Between London Paddington and Oxford / Greenford / Newbury / Bedwyn

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between London Paddington and Ealing Broadway, closing 2 out of the 4 lines between these stations.

London Paddington - Oxford / Worcester / Great Malvern / Hereford

Fast trains between London Paddington and Oxford / Worcester / Great Malvern / Hereford will be retimed to leave London Paddington slightly earlier than usual.

A reduced stopping service will run between London Paddington and Oxford. Some trains will be amended to run as two separate services; one between London Paddington and Maidenhead and one between Maidenhead and Oxford.

London Paddington - Greenford

An hourly service will run between West Ealing and Greenford.

London Paddington - Newbury / Bedwyn

Services will be amended to run between Reading and Newbury / Bedwyn only.

London Paddington - Taunton / Exeter St Davids / Plymouth / Penzance

Services will be retimed to leave London Paddington slightly earlier than usual. Some services will be cancelled and where possible, other trains will call additionally at stations affected by this.

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Project Information:

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