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 service between Reading and Didcot Parkway overnight on Saturday 6 January and in to Sunday morning

Start date
06/01/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Trains between London Paddington and Didcot Parkway and also between Reading and Oxford

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Reading and Didcot Parkway, closing 2 out of 4 lines.

From approximately 22:40 on Saturday until 10:30 on Sunday morning, trains between London Paddington and Didcot Parkway will use alternative platforms at Tilehurst, Goring & Streatley and Cholsey. Trains will also not call at Pangbourne.

Customers for Pangbourne should travel to Tilehurst for a connecting bus, taking approximately 10 minutes.

Customers from Pangbourne should travel by bus to Tilehurst to connect with the trains.

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