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.

Amended 04:07 Didcot Parkway to Reading service on Monday 23 April

Start date
23/04/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

 Didcot Parkway to Reading

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Reading and Didcot Parkway, closing 2 out of the 4 lines.

The 04:07 Didcot Parkway to Reading service will use alternative platforms at Tilehurst, Goring & Streatley and Cholsey and will not call at Pangbourne.

Customers for Pangbourne should alight the train at Tilehurst where a bus will take you to Pangbourne.

Customers at Pangbourne will be taken by bus at 04:10 to Tilehurst to connect with this train.

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.