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 evening trains between Tilehurst and Pangbourne on Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 April

Start date
21/04/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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between London Paddington and Didcot Parkway

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

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

The following trains will not call at Pangbourne:



22:12, 22:43 (departing 22:44), 23:20 (departing 23:17) London Paddington to Didcot Parkway services. These services will also not call at Burnham or Taplow.

22:56 (departing 22:57), 23:49 (departing 23:52) Didcot Parkway to London Paddington services services.



07:29 London Paddington to Didcot Parkway and 08:30 Didcot Parkway to London Paddington services.


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

22:29, 23:15 and 23:53 Didcot Parkway to London Paddington services.

Customers travelling to / from Pangbourne should use replacement buses running between Pangbourne and Tilehurst (in both directions). These buses will connect 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 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.