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 Reading and Didcot Parkway on Friday 26 July

Start date
26/07/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected

Between London Paddington and Didcot Parkway

Between Reading and Oxford / Banbury

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Tilehurst and Didcot Parkway, closing 2 out of 4 lines from 23:50 on Friday 26 July.

The following trains will use alternative platforms at Tilehurst, Goring & Streatley and Cholsey. They will also NOT CALL at Pangbourne:

  • 23:27 London Paddington to Didcot Parkway
  • 23:45 Reading to Oxford
  • 23:45 Banbury to Reading

If you are travelling TO Pangbourne, please alight at Tilehurst and take the replacement bus to Pangbourne.

If you are travelling FROM Pangbourne, please take the replacement bus to Tilehurst, where you can connect to the next train. 

However, customers travelling from Pangbourne for the 23:45 Reading to Oxford service should take the next train to Tilehurst to connect to the train. 

 Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

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.