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Last updated:Today at 09:28
Train companies affected:Thameslink, East Midlands Railway

Amended late night services between London Paddington / Henley-on-Thames and Reading from Tuesday 30 January until Friday 2 February 

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Engineering work details

Starts 30 Jan 2024 to 01 Feb 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

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


Engineering work is taking place between Slough and Reading, closing some lines.

As a result, the following services will not call at Burnham or Taplow:

Tuesday - Thursday

  • 00:02 London Paddington to Reading service

  • 00:18 Reading to London Paddington service

Additionally, the 00:18 Henley-on-Thames to Reading service will terminate at Twyford. There is onward rail connections from Twyford to Reading.

Tuesday - Friday

  • 00:45 London Paddington to Reading service

For Burnham or Taplow, replacement buses will run between Slough and Burnham / Taplow.

Road journey times: Slough - Burnham; 10 minutes. Slough - Taplow; 20 minutes.

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.