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 Slough and Burnham / Taplow from Monday 11 to Friday 15 June

Start date
11/06/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

Great Western Railway between London Paddington and Reading / Didcot Parkway

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

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

As a result, the following trains will not call at Burnham or Taplow:

Monday, Wednesday and Thursday:

  • 21:42, 22:27, 23:14 and 23:51 London Paddington to Reading services.
  • 21:57 London Paddington to Didcot Parkway.
  • 22:01, 22:15, 22:48 and 23:14 Reading to London Paddington.

Tuesday, Thursday and Friday:

  • 00:14 Reading to London Paddington service.
  • 00:34 London Paddington to Reading service.
  • 05:02 Reading to London Paddington service.

Customers travelling to / from Burnham or Taplow should use replacement buses running between Slough and Burnham / Taplow.

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.