Future engineering work

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Amended Great Western Railway service to and from London Paddington on Thursday 28 to Saturday 30 December

Start date
28/12/2017  00:00
End date
30/12/2017 
Route affected
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All routes to and from London Paddington

 
TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway
Description

Network Rail are carrying out engineering work between London Paddington and Slough, closing some lines.

An amended service will operate to and from London Paddington. Trains will be re-timed and run to a reduced frequency.

Thursday - Saturday

High Speed services to and from London Paddington will operate as follows:

London Paddington - Bristol Temple Meads: A half hourly service will operate.

London Paddington - Swansea: An hourly service will operate.

London Paddington - West of England: An hourly service will operate.

London Paddington - Swindon / Cheltenham Spa: Customers will require to change of train at Cheltenham Spa.

Friday & Saturday

Local services between London Paddington and Slough / Reading / Oxford will operate as follows:

Fast trains between London Paddington and Slough / Reading / Oxford will be retimed and run to a reduced frequency. Some services may be extended to start / terminate at Worcester Great Malvern or Hereford.

Stopping trains between London Paddington and Hayes & Harlington / Reading / Oxford. A half hourly service will operate. Radley will receive an hourly service.

London Paddington - West Ealing / Greenford service will not run. Customers should use TfL Buses and London Underground services for Drayton Green, Castle Bar Park, South Greenford, Greenford, Acton Main Line, West Ealing and Hanwell.

Burnham and Taplow: No trains will call at Burnham and Taplow. A half-hourly bus services will run between Slough / Burnham / Taplow and Maidenhead.

London Paddington - Reading - Newbury / Bedwyn: Customers will require a change of train at Reading.

Oxford - Banbury (Friday only) services will operate to an amended Saturday frequency.

Pangbourne: From approximately 23:30 trains will not call at Pangbourne. A bus will operate between Pangbourne and Tilehurst.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner.

Bicycles:

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.

Project Information:

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