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 local services between London Paddington and Reading from Monday 15 to Friday 19 April

Start date
15/04/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected

Great Western Railway between London and Reading / Didcot Parkway

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Hayes & Harlington and Reading, closing some lines overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning.

Monday to Thursday:

  • The 23:14 London Paddington to Reading service will depart earlier at 23:12.
  • The 22:01 Reading to London Paddington service will not call at Langley, Iver or West Drayton.

Customers should use alternative services.

Tuesday to Friday:

  • The 00:19 Henley-on-Thames to Reading service will terminate at Twyford for rail connections to Reading.

Burnham and Taplow:

Monday to Thursday:

The following trains will not call at Burnham or Taplow:

  • 21:42 London Paddington to Reading.
  • 21:57 London Paddington to Didcot Parkway
  • 22:01 Reading to London Paddington.
  • 22:15 Reading to London Paddington.
  • 22:27 London Paddington to Reading.
  • 22:48 Reading to London Paddington.
  • 23:14 Reading to London Paddington.
  • 23:14 (departing 23:12) London Paddington to Reading.
  • 23:51 London Paddington to Reading.

Tuesday to Friday:

  • The 00:14 (departing 00:15) London Paddington to Reading.
  • The 00:34 London Paddington to Reading.
  • The 05:02 (05:05 on Friday) Reading to London Paddington.

Customers for these stations should travel via Slough for replacement buses between Slough and Burnham / Taplow.

Check before you travel:

These changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

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.