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 evening Great Western Railway services on Friday 18 May

Start date
18/05/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

Great Western Railway between London Paddington / Reading and Didcot Parkway / Oxford / Cardiff Central 

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between West Drayton and Slough, closing some lines. 

As a result, the following trains are amended:

  • The 23:12 London Paddington to Reading will depart at 23:20.
  • The 23:27 London Paddington to Didcot Parkway will depart at 23:27.
  • The 23:45 Reading to Oxford will depart at 23:46.
  • The 23:51 London Paddington to Reading will depart at 23:52.


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Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.