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 early morning / late night trains to / from Burnham and Taplow on Sunday 5 January

Start date
05/01/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Between London Paddington and Reading / Didcot Parkway

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Slough and Reading from 00:01 to 08:00 and after 23:30 until the end of service on Sunday, closing 2 out of 4 lines.

The 00:30 London Paddington to Reading will NOT call at Burnham or Taplow. Customers are advised to travel on road transport via Slough.

Please note that there is no service at Taplow after this time.

The following services will NOT call at Burnham:

  • 06:25 Reading to London Paddington. (terminating Slough). Customers for Burnham travel to Slough and back by rail to Burnham. Customers from Burnham travel by bus to Hayes & Harlington for a rail connection forward
  • 07:10 Reading to London Paddington will depart at 07:20.
  • 06:46 London Paddington to Reading
  • 06:44 London Paddington (starting Slough) to Reading WILL NOW call at Burnham. However customers from London Paddington to Burnham travel by rail to Hayes & Harlington, then by road transport to Burnham
  • 23:53 London Paddington to Reading 
  • 23:53 Didcot Parkway to London Paddington

Customers are advised to travel on road transport via Slough.

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.