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 evening services between London Paddington and Didcot Parkway on Saturday 20 October

Start date
20/10/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Great Western Railway between London Paddington and Didcot Parkway

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Maidenhead and Didcot Parkway, closing some lines after 23:45.

As a result, the 23:20 London Paddington to Didcot Parkway service will run in two parts - from London Paddington to Reading, then from Reading to Didcot Parkway.

The 22:56 Didcot Parkway to London Paddington service will run in two parts - from Didcot Parkway to Reading, and from Reading to Didcot Parkway.

Customers using these services will have to change trains at Reading station.

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.