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 Pangbourne and Tilehurst from Monday 14 to Friday 18 May

Start date
14/05/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

between London Paddington / Reading and Didcot Parkway / Oxford / Banbury

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place each night between Tilehurst and Didcot Parkway, closing some lines.

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


The 04:07 Didcot Parkway to Reading service.

Monday to Thursday:

The 20:27, 20:57, 21:27, 21:57 (departing 22:10) and 23:27 London Paddington to Didcot Parkway services.

The 21:37 and 23:45 Banbury to Reading services.

The 22:02 (departing 22:08) and 23:21 Didcot Parkway to Reading services.

Customers from Pangbourne for the 21:27 London Paddington to Didcot Parkway service should travel by rail at 21:17 to Tilehurst.

Tuesday to Friday:

The 03:54 Oxford to Reading service.


The 23:27 (departing 23:37) London Paddington to Didcot Parkway service.

The 23:45 (departing 23:46) Reading to Oxford service.

The 23:45 Banbury to Reading service.

Customers from Pangbourne for the 23:45 Reading to Oxford service should travel by rail at 23:36 to Tilehurst.

Customers travelling to / from Pangbourne should use rail replacement buses running between Pangbourne and Tilehurst.

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.