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 between 23:00 on Saturday 21 and 08:30 on Sunday 22 April

Start date
21/04/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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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:


22:12, 22:43 (departing at 22:44) and 23:20 (departing 23:17) London Paddington to Didcot Parkway service.

23:43 London Paddington to Reading service.

22:52 Reading to London Paddington service.

22:56 (departing 22:57) and 23:49 Didcot Parkway to London Paddington service.


00:05 London Paddington to Reading.

Please note that after this time, and all day Sunday, no replacement buses will run to Taplow as this station does not normally open on Sunday.

No local trains will call at Burnham on Sunday. Customers travelling to these stations should use replacement buses running between Burnham / Taplow and Slough.

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.