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 at Burnham and Taplow from 23:00 on Saturday 6 and all day on Sunday 7 January

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

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Slough and Reading, closing 2 out of 4 lines at various times of the night.

After approximately 23:00 on Saturday, trains between London Paddington and Didcot Parkway / Reading will not call at Burnham and Taplow.

Customers for Burnham and Taplow should travel by bus from Slough. Customers at Burnham and Taplow should travel by bus to Slough for a connecting train service.

Journey time between Slough and Burnham is 10 minutes, and between Burnham and Taplow is an additional 10 minutes.

Taplow is closed as normal on Sunday and buses will continue to serve Burnham to and from Slough.

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