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 / early morning service between Slough and Twyford on Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 July

Start date
06/07/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Between London Paddington and Didcot Parkway / Reading / Bristol Temple Meads / Oxford

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

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


The following services will NOT call at Burnham and Taplow:

  • 23:12 London Paddington to Didcot Parkway 
  • 23:43 London Paddington to Reading 
  • 23:49 Didcot Parkway to London Paddington

The following services will be retimed to depart 5 minutes later then their scheduled departure time:

  • 23:30 London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads will depart 5 minutes later at 23:35
  • 23:35 London Paddington to Oxford will depart 5 minutes later at 23:40


The following services will NOT call at Burnham:

  • 00:05 London Paddington to Reading (also not calling at Taplow)
  • 06:20 and 07:32 Reading to London Paddington
  • 06:45 London Paddington to Reading
  • 22:15 and 22:45 London Paddington to Didcot Parkway
  • 22:24 and 23:15 Didcot Parkway to London Paddington
  • 23:15 and 23:53 London Paddington to Reading

A bus will be provided to / from Slough for customers wishing at Burnham and Taplow.

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