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 services between Didcot Parkway and Slough on Monday 5 February

Start date
05/02/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Between Didcot Parkway / Reading and Slough / London Paddington

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Didcot Parkway and Slough, closing some lines before 05.15.

The 04.07 Didcot Parkway to Reading service will not call at Pangbourne. Customers for Pangbourne should travel to Tilehurst, where a replacement bus will connect with the train.

The 05.02 Reading to London Paddington service will not call at Taplow or Burnham. Customers should use later services to complete their journey.

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


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.