Future engineering work

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Buses replace evening / morning trains to / from Burnham / Taplow on Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 May

Start date
11/05/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Great Western Railway between Lonon Paddington / Reading and Didcot Parkway

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Slough and Twyford, closing some lines on Saturday evening, Sunday morning and Sunday evening.

Saturday evening:

After 22:45, trains will not call at Burnham or Taplow. This includes the 00:05 (Sunday) London Paddington to Reading service.

Replacement buses will run between Slough and Burnham / Taplow to connect with train services.


Please note that Taplow does not have a Sunday train service, so no replacement buses will call at Pangbourne all day.


  • The 06:20 Reading to London Paddington service will not run.
  • The 06:45 London Paddington to Reading service will not run.
  • The 07:32 Reading to London Paddington service will not run.


The 22:50 onwards, trains will not call at Burnham. Replacement buses will run between Slough and Burnham.

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

Bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time, unless fully folded. More travel advice for your replacement bus journey is available by selecting the Train Operating Company you are travelling with here.