Future engineering work

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Amended service between Reading and Didcot Parkway on Friday 12 January from 23:45

Start date
12/01/2018  00:00
End date
13/01/2018 
Route affected

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

 
TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway
Description

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.

Check before you travel:

These changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

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.