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.

Buses replace late night / early morning trains between Tilehurst and Pangbourne from Monday 4 until Friday 8 June

Start date
04/06/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

between London Paddington / Reading and Didcot Parkway / Oxford / Banbury

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place nightly between Didcot Parkway and Reading, closing some lines.

As a result, the following trains will not call at Pangbourne:


04:10 Didcot Parkway to Reading.

Tuesday to Thursday:

20:27, 20:57, 21:27, 21:57 and 23:27 London Paddington to Didcot Parkway.

21:37 and 23:45 Banbury to Reading

22:02 (departing 22:05) and 23:21 Didcot Parkway to Reading.

23:45 (departing 23:47) Reading to Oxford.

Wednesday to Friday:

03:54 Oxford to Reading.

Customers travelling to / from Pangbourne should use replacement buses running between Pangbourne and Tilehurst. Customers for the 20:27 London Paddington to Didcot Parkway service should use the 21:17 service from Pangbourne to Tilehurst to connect with this train.

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.