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.

Retimed service to / from London Paddington on Sunday 22 July

Start date
22/07/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
Download map of route afected

High Speed services between London Paddington and Bedwyn / Worcester Foregate Street / Great Malvern / Bristol Temple Meads / Cardiff Central / Swansea / Weston-super-Mare / Taunton / Exeter St Davids / Plymouth / Penzance

Local services between London Paddington and Slough / Reading / Didcot Parkway / Oxford

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Hayes & Harlington and Slough, closing 2 out of 4 lines.

Trains to / from London Paddington may depart slightly earlier than normal.

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:

This engineering work is to improve the infrastructure to support new, more frequent trains including those on the Elizabeth line.

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