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 morning / evening trains to / from Burnham and Taplow from Monday 12 to Friday 16 November

Start date
12/11/2018  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 overnight between Slough and Reading, closing some lines.

The following trains will not call at Burnham or Taplow:

Monday to Thursday:

  • 21:42, 22:27, 23:41 (departing 23:22) and 23:51 London Paddington to Reading services.
  • 21:57 (departing 22:13) London Paddington to Didcot Parkway.
  • 22:01 (departing 22:03), 22:15, 22:48 (departing 22:50), 23:14 (departing 23:16) Reading to London Paddington services.

Monday to Friday:

  • 05:02 Reading to London Paddington. Customers for this train should use later train services.

Tuesday to Friday:

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

Except for the 05:02 Reading to London Paddington service (see above), customers should use replacement buses running between Slough and Burnham / Taplow, which will 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.