Future engineering work

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Amended Great Western Railway service to and from London Paddington on Sunday 8 September

Start date
08/09/2019  00:00
End date
08/09/2019 
Route affected
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Between London Paddington and Reading Newbury / Bedwyn / Oxford / Worcester / Great Malvern / Hereford / Cheltenham Spa / Bristol Temple Meads / Paignton / Plymouth / Newquay / Penzance

 
TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Hayes & Harlington and Slough closing 2 out of the 4 lines.

Most trains to and from London Paddington will be retimed to depart earlier or later than normal, with some services being replaced by road transport.

London Paddington - Swansea / Carmarthen

Until 13:45, most trains running between London Paddington and Carmarthen will depart up to 11 minutes earlier than normal. Some will also be replaced by a bus between Bristol Parkway and Cardiff Central.

From 14:45, most trains between London Paddington and Swansea will depart up to 3 minutes earlier than normal.

London Paddington - Bristol Temple Meads

Most of these trains will depart up to 14 minutes earlier than normal.

London Paddington - Cheltenham Spa

08:37, 10:37, 12:37, 14:42, 16:42, 18:42 and 20:37 London Paddington to Cheltenham Spa will depart earlier at 08:34, 10:18, 12:19, 14:37, 16:36, 18:36 and 20:30, respectively. These trains will NOT call at Gloucester.

London Paddington / Paignton / Plymouth / Newquay / Penzance

Until 15:03, most trains between London Paddington and Penzance will depart up to 11 minutes earlier than normal.

From 17:03 until 21:03, most trains will be retimed to depart 3 minutes earlier than normal.

London Paddington - Oxford / Worcester / Great Malvern / Hereford - Fast Trains

The 10:22 London Paddington to Oxford service will depart earlier at 10:15 and be replaced by road transport between Didcot Parkway and Oxford.   

The 12:49 London Paddington to Hereford will depart earlier at 12:37.

The 13:49 London Paddington to Worcester Foregate Street will depart earlier at 13:37.

Then until 19:49, most trains between London Paddington and Great Malvern will depart London Paddington up to 4 minutes earlier than normal.

London Paddington -  Reading Newbury / Bedwyn

The 06:45 London Paddington to Reading will start from Slough. Road transport will operate at 07:05 from Hayes & Harlington, West Drayton and Langley to Slough to connect into the train. Customers from London Paddington, Ealing Broadway and Southall should travel by an earlier train to Hayes & Harlington to connect into this bus.

The 09:07 London Paddington to Bedwyn will depart at 09:21 and be replaced by road transport between Newbury and Bedwyn.

The 10:07 London Paddington to Newbury will depart earlier than normal at 10:03.

The 11:07 and 13:07 London Paddington to Bedwyn will depart earlier at 11:06 and 13:04, respectively.

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.