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 overnight train services between London Paddington and Reading on Sunday 3 February

Start date
03/02/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Great Western Railway between London Paddington and Reading

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between London Paddington and Maidenhead overnight, finishing at 06:40 on Sunday morning.

As a result, the following amendments will apply:

  • The 00:30 and 01:00 London Paddington to Reading services will be replaced by buses throughout, with both direct (calling at London Paddington and Reading only) and stopping buses running.
  • The 06:20 Reading to London Paddington service will be retimed,to depart at 06:33 and run later than usual throughout.

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.