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 late night service to / from Pangbourne after 23:45 on Friday 1 June

Start date
01/06/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

Great Western Railway between London Paddington and Didcot Parkway and also between Reading and Oxford / Banbury

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place overnight between Tilehurst and Didcot Parkway from 23:45, closing 2 out of 4 tracks.

The following trains will not call at Pangbourne, and will use alternative platforms at Tilehurst, Goring & Streatley and Cholsey:

  • 23:27 London Paddington to Didcot Parkway
  • 23:45 Banbury to Reading

Customers for Pangbourne should travel to Tilehurst then by bus to Pangbourne. Customers from Pangbourne should travel by bus to Tilehurst.

The 23:45 Reading to Oxford service will also be affected by the above amendments. However, customers from Pangbourne should travel by train at 23:36 to Tilehurst.

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.