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Last updated:Today at 06:42
Train companies affected:Elizabeth line, Great Western Railway

Amended services to / from / via London Paddington on Sunday 14 April 

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Engineering work details

Starts 14 Apr 2024 to 14 Apr 2024

Route(s) affected

Services to / from / via London Paddington


Engineering work is taking place in the London Paddington area, closing various lines.

Elizabeth line:

Before 06:35:

No trains will run to / from / via London Paddington.

Between 06:35 and 07:40:

Trains will not run between Ealing Broadway and London Paddington.

After 07:40:

Services to / from Heathrow / Reading will be amended to run to different platforms at London Paddington.

Services between Abbey Wood and Heathrow Terminal 4 will run to a reduced service. Trains between Abbey Wood and Maidenhead will run between Abbey Wood and London Paddington only.

Stations between London Paddington and Reading will have a reduced service.

Great Western Railway:

The 06:20 Reading to London Paddington will be amended to start later than usual.

The 06:38 London Paddington to Reading service will start at Slough. An earlier bus will run from London Paddington to Slough, connecting with the train. For intermediate stations between London Paddington and Slough, you should travel on later train services.

Throughout the day, trains will be retimed to start up to 10 minutes earlier or later than usual. Trains that usually run between London Paddington and Didcot Parkway will run between Reading and Didcot Parkway only. Stations between London Paddington and Reading will be served by alternative services.

Heathrow Express:

Trains will start later than usual, and will start to operate from 07:20 onwards.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility and bicycle information, please use this page

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

Please be advised that, on occasion, replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.