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 Great Western Railway services to / from London Paddington on Sunday 4 November

Start date
04/11/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Great Western Railway between London Paddington and Reading / Didcot Parkway / Great Malvern / Hereford / Penzance

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between London Paddington and Slough. closing some lines.

All day, some trains will be retimed to depart up to 15 minutes earlier than usual, or arrive a few minutes later than usual.

Additionally, the 06:45 London Paddington to Reading will start from Slough. A replacement bus will run earlier from Hayes & Harlington to Slough to connect with the train. An additional bus will run from Hayes & Harlington to Slough via West Drayton, Langley and Slough, departing Hayes & Harlington at the normal time.

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.