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.

Buses replace early morning / late night trains at Pangbourne between Monday 26 and Friday 30 March

Start date
26/03/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

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

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Reading and Didcot Parkway overnight, closing some lines.


The 04:07 Didcot Parkway to Reading service will not call at Pangbourne.

Tuesday - Thursday:

The following trains will not call at Pangbourne:

20:27, 20:57, 21:27, 21:57 and 23:27 London Paddington to Didcot Parkway.

23:45 Reading to Oxford

22:02 and 23:21 Didcot Parkway to Reading

21:37 and 23:45 Banbury to Reading.


The following trains will not call at Pangbourne:

23:27 London Paddington to Didcot Parkway

23:45 Reading to Oxford

Wednesday - Thursday:

03:54 Oxford to Reading service will not call at Pangbourne.

Customers travelling to / from Pangbourne should use replacement buses will run both ways between Pangbourne and Tilehurst to connect with each train at 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.

You can find the location of your bus replacement by typing in your station here.


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.