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 evening trains to / from Pangbourne from Monday 17 to Friday 21 September

Start date
17/09/2018  00:00
End date
21/09/2018 
Route affected

Great Western Railway between London Paddington / Reading and Didcot Parkway / Oxford / Banbury

 
TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Tilehurst and Didcot Parkway, closing some lines.

As a result, the following services will not call at Pangbourne:

Monday to Thursday:

  • 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.

Customers using Pangbourne should use replacement buses running between Tilehurst and Pangbourne.

* Customers using this train service should use alternative rail connections to / from Pangbourne.

Tuesday to Friday:

  • 03:51 Oxford to Reading service.

Customers using Pangbourne should use replacement buses running between Tilehurst and Pangbourne.

Friday:

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

Customers using Pangbourne should use replacement buses running between Tilehurst and Pangbourne.

*Customers travelling from Pangbourne towards Oxford should travel by alternative rail services to Tilehurst to connect with this train.

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

Bicycles:

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:

The Great Western Route Modernisation project is the biggest investment in the Great Western railway since Brunel built it more than 150 years ago. Modernising the route will improve the experience of everyone who uses it and stimulate economic growth in the South West and beyond.

Network Rail are electrifying one of Britain's oldest and busiest railways, providing greener, more reliable journeys and improving connections across southern England and South Wales: London and Bristol, including Cardiff, Newbury and Oxford. This project is also part of the London Railway Upgrade Plan, creating new connections and increasing capacity in peak hour by 30%.