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 late night / early morning trains at Pangbourne from Monday 6 to Friday 10 August

Start date
06/08/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

Between London Paddington / Reading / Banbury and Didcot Parkway / Oxford

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Tilehurst and Didcot Parkway, closing 2 out of the 4 lines.

The following trains will NOT call at Pangbourne and will use alternative platforms at Tilehurst, Goring & Streatley and Cholsey. Buses will operate between Tilehurst and Pangbourne:


04:07 Didcot Parkway to Reading

Monday - Wednesday

  • 20:27, 20:57, 21:27, 21:57, 23:27 London Paddington to Didcot Parkway
  • 23.45 Reading to Oxford
  • 21:37, 23:45 Banbury to Reading
  • 22:02, 23:21 Didcot Parkway to Reading

Tuesday - Thursday

03:51 Oxford to Reading


  • 23:27 London Paddington to Didcot Parkway
  • 23:45 Reading to Oxford
  • 23:45 Banbury to Reading

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.