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Buses replace early morning trains to / from Burnham and Taplow from Tuesday 5 to Friday 8 December 

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Engineering work details

Starts 05 Dec 2023 to 08 Dec 2023

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

00:02 and 00:45 London Paddington to Reading

00:18 Reading to London Paddington

00:18 Henley-on-Thames to Reading


Engineering work is taking place on 2 out of 4 tracks between Slough and Reading, closing some lines. ​​​​​​​

The following services will not call at Burnham / Taplow:

Tuesday to Thursday:

  • The 00:02 London Paddington to Reading.

  • The 00:18 Reading to London Paddington.

Tuesday to Friday:

  • The 00:45 London Paddington to Reading

Rail replacement buses will run between:

  • Slough and Burnham

  • Slough and Taplow

Additionally, the 00:18 Henley-on-Thames to Reading service will terminate at Twyford. Rail connections available between Twyford and Reading.

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. 

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.