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 on Friday 12 January from 23:45

Start date
12/01/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

Trains between London Paddington and Didcot Parkway / Oxford and also between Reading and Oxford / Banbury

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

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

From approximately 23:45, 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. There may be occasions where a train service will still be available between Pangbourne and Tilehurst.

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