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 late night / early morning trains between Tilehurst and Pangbourne on Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 April

Start date
14/04/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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between London Paddington / Reading and Didcot Parkway

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

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

As a result, the following trains will not call at Pangbourne:


22:12, 22:43 and 23:20 (departing 23:17) services from London Paddington to Didcot Parkway.

22:56 Didcot Parkway to London Paddington.

23:49 Didcot Parkway to London Paddington (which will be amended to terminate at Slough).


07:29, 20:15, 21:15, 22:15 and 22:45 London Paddington to Didcot Parkway.

08:30, 22:29, 23:15 and 23:53 Didcot Parkway to London Paddington

Customers travelling to / from Pangbourne should catch the rail replacement shuttle bus that runs between Pangbourne and Tilehurst in both directions, connecting with train services.

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 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.