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.

Retimed Great Western Railway service between Reading and Didcot Parkway on Sunday 7 July

Start date
07/07/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Between London Paddington and Bristol Temple Meads / Oxford / Weston-super-Mare / Didcot Parkway

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

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

Local trains between London Paddington and Didcot Parkway will operate a few minutes later than normal between Reading and Didcot Parkway.

Local trains between Didcot Parkway and London Paddington will operate a few minutes earlier than normal between Didcot Parkway and Reading.

From 15:00 most local trains from Reading to London Paddington will depart 2 minutes later than normal.

All day local trains between London Paddington and Didcot Parkway will use alternative platforms at Tilehurst, Goring & Streatley and Cholsey, and will NOT call at Pangbourne. A bus will be provided via Tilehurst for customers wishing to travel to / from Pangbourne. 

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.