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 Great Western Railway services to / from London Paddington on Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 October

Start date
19/10/2019  00:00
End date
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Great Western Railway between London Paddington and Reading / Didcot Parkway / Oxford / Worcester Shrub Hill / Cheltenham Spa / Bristol Temple Meads / Cardiff Central

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Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Slough and Twyford, closing some lines and reducing train capacity to / from London Paddington.


London Paddington - Reading / Didcot Parkway:

Until 12:50, local trains between London Paddington and Reading / Didcot Parkway will run to a reduced timetable, with train services being retimed to run earlier than usual.

After 20:30, some local trains will have amended calling patterns, not calling at Burnham, Taplow, Iver and Langley. Customers should use alternative train services.

London Paddington - Cheltenham Spa / Worcester Shrub Hill:

The 08:15, 10:15 and 12:15 London Paddington to Cheltenham Spa services will start from Swindon.

The 07:32 and 11:00 Cheltenham Spa to London Paddington services will terminate at Swindon.

Customers travelling between London Paddington and Swindon should use alternative rail services to connect with these trains.

London Paddington - Bristol Temple Meads:

The 08:30 London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads service will start earlier than usual, at 08:27.

The 21:32 and 22:35 London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads services will depart earlier than usual, at 21:30 and 22:30 respectively.


Both local and long distance services will be retimed to run up to 15 minutes earlier or later than usual.

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