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 Pangbourne on Saturday 26 and Sunday 27 May

Start date
26/05/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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between Oxford / Didcot Parkway and Reading / London Paddington

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

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


The following trains will not call at Pangbourne:

  • 22:12, 22:43, 23:20 London Paddington to Didcot Parkway
  • 22:35 Reading to Oxford
  • 22:56, 23:49 Didcot Parkway to London Paddington


Most services will run to an amended timetable and will use different platforms at Cholsey, Goring & Streatley and Tilehurst. 

No trains will call at Pangbourne all day. A replacement bus will run between Pangbourne and Tilehurst to connect with train services, taking approximately 10 minutes. 

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.