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 trains to / from Burnham and Taplow from 21:40 onwards between Monday 16 April and Friday 20 April

Start date
16/04/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

between London Paddington and Reading / Didcot Parkway

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

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

As a result, the following trains will not call at Burnham or Taplow stations:


The 05:02 Reading to London Paddington.

Monday - Thursday

The 21:42, 22:27, 23:12 and 23:51 London Paddington to Reading services.

The 21:57 London Paddington to Didcot Parkway service.

The 22:01, 22:15, 22:48 and 23:14 Reading to London Paddington services.

Tuesday - Friday

The 00:14 and 00:34 London Paddington to Reading services.

The 05:02 Reading to London Paddington services.

Customers for Burnham and Taplow should travel to Slough, where replacement buses will run between Slough and Burnham and Taplow.

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.

Location Map:

For further location information on any railway station, please use this zoomable map

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.