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.

Amended services to / from London Paddington from 21:00 on Saturday 29 until 06:30 on Sunday 30 September

Start date
29/09/2018  00:00
End date
30/09/2018 
Route affected
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Great Western Railway between London Paddington and Reading / Bristol Temple Meads / Cardiff Central / Exeter St Davids / Plymouth

Heathrow Express between London Paddington and Heathrow Terminal 5

TfL Rail between London Paddington and Heathrow Terminal 4

 
TOC(s) affected
Great Western RailwayHeathrow ExpressTfL Rail
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Ealing Broadway and Southall, closing some lines.

Great Western Railway:

High Speed services:

After 22:00 on Saturday, High Speed services between London Paddington and South Wales / South West England will be re-timed, with some trains departing earlier than usual.

Local services:

The 01:00 London Paddington to Reading service will not run, and will be replaced by two buses:

  • A direct bus will run from London Paddington to Reading, calling only at Reading.
  • A stopping bus will run from London Paddington to Reading, calling at Ealing Broadway, Southall, Hayes & Harlington, Slough, Maidenhead and Twyford.

Heathrow Express:

The following services will not run:

Saturday:

  • 22:10, 22:40 and 23:10 London Paddington to Heathrow Terminal 5.
  • 22:27, 22:57 and 23:27 Heathrow Terminal 5 to London Paddington.

Sunday:

  • 05:10, 05:25, 05:40, 05:55 06:10 and 06:25 London Paddington to Heathrow Terminal 5.
  • 05:12, 05:27, 05:42, 05:57, 06:12 and 06:27 Heathrow Terminal 5 to London Paddington.

Customers should use alternative earlier or later services to travel between Heathrow Terminal 5 and London Paddington.

TfL Rail:

Saturday:

A reduced service of two trains per hour will run between London Paddington and Heathrow Terminal 4 from 21:00. Services between London Paddington and Hayes & Harlington will not run.

After 21:00, no trains will call at Acton Main Line.

Sunday:

No trains will run between London Paddington and Heathrow Terminal 4 until after 06:30.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Project Information:

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