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 Burnham and Taplow on Monday 1 to Friday 5 October

Start date
01/10/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

Great Western Railway between London Paddington and Reading / Didcot Parkway

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Slough and Maidenhead after 22:15 from Monday to Friday, closing some lines.

As a result, trains will not call at Burnham or Taplow stations:

Monday, Wednesday and Thursday:

  • 21:42, 22:27. 23:14 and 23:51 London Paddington to Reading.
  • 21:57 London Paddington to Didcot Parkway.
  • 22:01, 22:15, 22:48 and 23:14 Reading to London Paddington.


  • 05:02 Reading to London Paddington (customers for this train only should use later train services).

Tuesday, Thursday and Friday:

  • 00:14 Reading to London Paddington. 
  • 00:34 London Paddington to Reading.

Additionally the 00:17 Henley-on-Thames to Reading service will terminate at Twyford for train connections to Reading.

Customers travelling to / from Burnham or Taplow (except for the 05:02 on Tuesday) should use replacement buses running between Slough and Burnham / Taplow to connect with these services.

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.