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 08:57 London Paddington to Plymouth service on Sunday 17 December

Start date
17/12/2017  00:00
End date
Route affected

Between London Paddington and Plymouth

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Reading and Bedwyn, closing some lines.

The 08:57 London Paddington to Plymouth service with depart London Paddington and Reading a few minutes earlier and will be diverted between Reading and Westbury, not calling at Newbury. Customers for Newbury should change at Reading for connecting road transport.

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Project Information:

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