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 overnight trains between Tilehurst and Pangbourne from Monday 9 until Friday 13 July

Start date
09/07/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

Between Oxford / Didcot Parkway and Reading / London Paddington

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place from 21:30 until 05:15 each night between Didcot Parkway and Reading, closing some lines.

Trains will use alternative platforms at Tilehurst, Goring & Streatley and Cholsey and will NOT call at Pangbourne.

Customers to / from Pangbourne should do so via a 10 minute bus ride to / from Tilehurst.

Check before you travel:

These changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

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.