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 late night Great Western Railway services on Monday 29, Wednesday 31 October and Thursday 1 November

Start date
29/10/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

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

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place on 2 out of 4 lines between Hayes & Harlington and Reading on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 22:15.

As a result of this the following alterations will depart late:

  • 21:57 London Paddington - Didcot Parkway will depart at 22:13
  • 22:18 London Paddington - Oxford will depart at 22:27
  • 22:21 London Paddington - Bedwyn will depart at 22:30
  • 23:14 London Paddington - Reading will depart at 23:24
  • 23:20 London Paddington - Oxford will depart at 23:22
  • 23:27 London Paddington - Didcot Parkway will depart at 23:35

The 22:01 Reading to London Paddington will NOT call at Langley and Iver. 

The following services will NOT call at Burnham and Taplow:

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

Customers travelling from / to Burnham and Taplow are advised to use replacement road transport to / from Slough.

The 23:51 London Paddington to Reading will not call at West Ealing and Hanwell.

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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.