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.

Buses replace evening / morning trains to / from Burnham / Taplow on Monday 23 and Tuesday 24 December

Start date
23/12/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected

Great Western Railway between London Paddington and Reading / Newbury, and also between Henley-on-Thames and Reading

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Maidenhead and Reading, closing some lines on Monday evening and Tuesday morning.

The following trains will not call at Burnham or Taplow.


  • The 22:51 Newbury to London Paddington service.
  • The 23:52 London Paddington to Reading service.


  • The 00:17 Reading to London Paddington service.
  • The 00:34 London Paddington to Reading service.

Customers should use replacement buses, which will run between Slough and Burnham / Taplow.

Additionally, the 00:18 Henley-on-Thames to Reading (Tuesday) service will terminate at Twyford for rail connections towards Reading.

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.