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 local service between London Paddington, Reading and Didcot Parkway on Friday 20 September

Start date
20/09/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected

Great Western Railway between London Paddington and Reading / Didcot Parkway, and also between Reading and Oxford / Banbury

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Slough and Maidenhead, and also between Reading and Didcot Parkway, closing 2 out of 4 lines.

From approximately 23:50, trains between London Paddington and Didcot Parkway will use alternative platforms at Tilehurst, Goring & Streatley and Cholsey. These trains will also not call at Pangbourne.

Buses will shuttle between Tilehurst and Pangbourne for connecting passengers.

From approximately 23:35, trains between London Paddington and Reading will not call at Burnham and Taplow.

Buses will shuttle between Slough, Burnham and Taplow for connecting passengers.

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.