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.

No late night / early morning trains at Burnham and Taplow from Monday 1 to Friday 5 April

Start date
01/04/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected

Between London Paddington and Reading / Didcot Parkway

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Slough and Reading, closing 2 out of 4 lines overnight.

Late evening and early morning trains will not call at Burnham and Taplow.

Alternative travel advice:

A replacement bus will run between Slough and Taplow, calling at Burnham.

Customers travelling from Reading / Didcot Parkway to Taplow / Burnham should alight at Slough and take the replacement bus back to Burnham / Taplow.

Customers travelling from London Paddington to Burnham / Taplow should also alight at Slough for an onward bus connection.

If you are starting your journey from Burnham / Taplow, please take the replacement bus to Slough where you can continue your journey in either direction by train.

Buses typically take 10 minutes between Slough and Burnham and 20 minutes between Slough and 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.