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 trains to / from Burnham and Taplow after 23:45 on Saturday 2 and all day on Sunday 3 February

Start date
02/02/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Great Western Railway between London Paddington and Reading / Didcot Parkway

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Slough and Twyford, closing some lines after 23:45 on Saturday, and all day on Sunday.


After 23:45, train services will not call at Burnham or Taplow. Replacement buses will run between Slough and Burnham / Taplow.

The 23:49 Didcot Parkway to London Paddington will terminate at Maidenhead. A replacement bus will run between Maidenhead and London Paddington, calling at all booked stations.


The 00:05 (departing 23:55) London Paddington to Reading service will not call at Burnham or Taplow. Replacement buses will run between Slough and Burnham / Taplow.

Taplow station does not normally operate a Sunday service, and the station will be closed. Aside from the 00:05, no buses or trains will call at Taplow.

No trains will call at Burnham all day. Replacement buses will run between Slough and Burnham.

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.