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 between London Paddington and Reading from Monday 4 to Friday 8 February

Start date
04/02/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected

Great Western Railway between London Paddington and Reading / Didcot Parkway

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Hayes & Harlington and Reading, closing 2 of the 4 lines each night from Monday evening until Saturday morning.

Monday - Thursday

The 23:14 London Paddington to Reading service will not call at Southall and West Drayton.

The 23:27 London Paddington to Didcot Parkway service will depart later than normal at 23:32.

The 22:01 Reading to London Paddington will not call at Langley, Iver and West Drayton.

Monday - Friday:

Late evening trains will not call at Burnham or Taplow. Replacement buses will run between Slough and Burnham / Taplow.

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.