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 late night / early morning service at Pangbourne from Monday 9 to Friday 13 April

Start date
09/04/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Between London Paddington and Didcot Parkway and 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 the 4 lines between these stations.

The following services will use alternative platforms at Tilehurst, Goring & Streatley and Cholsey and will not call at Pangbourne:

Monday - 04:07 Didcot Parkway to Reading

Monday to Thursday - 20:27, 20:57, 21:27, 21:57, 23:27 London Paddington to Didcot Parkway.

23:48 Reading to Oxford

21:37, 23:45 Banbury to Reading

22:02, 23:21 Didcot Parkway to Reading

Tuesday to Friday - 03:54 Oxford to Reading

Buses will run between Pangbourne and Tilehurst to connect with the train services.

Please note, there will be no bus service to connect with the 20:27 London Paddington to Didcot Parkway train (Monday - Thursday). Customers should use the 21:17 train service from Pangbourne to Tilehurst to connect with this service.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages


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.