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 Great Western Railway services in the London / Reading area from Monday 12 to Friday 16 November

Start date
12/11/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

Great Western Railway between London Paddington / Henley-on-Thames and Reading / Didcot Parkway / Oxford

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place at various points on the Great Western Railway between London Paddington and Reading, closing some lines.

After 21:50 some services between London Paddington and Reading / Didcot Parkway / Oxford / Bedwyn will be retimed to depart up to 15 minutes earlier or later than usual.

Additionally, the following amendments will apply:

Monday to Thursday:

  • The 22:01 Reading to London Paddington service will not call at Langley or Iver.
  • The 23:51 London Paddington to Reading service will not call at West Ealing or Hanwell.

Tuesday to Friday:

  • The 00:19 Henley-on-Thames to Reading service will terminate at Twyford. Customers should use alternative train services between Twyford and Reading.

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.