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.

No trains at Burnham and Taplow from 23:00 on Saturday 4 and all day on Sunday 5 August

Start date
04/08/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Between London Paddington and Reading / Didcot Parkway

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

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

From 23:30 on Saturday and all day Sunday, trains will not call at Burnham or Taplow. A replacement bus will run between Slough and Taplow.

The bus will run between Slough and Burnham only on Sunday as Taplow station is closed as normal on Sunday.

Road journey times:

The bus journey time between Slough and Burnham is approximately 13 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.