Future engineering work

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Amended Great Western Railway service through Slough on Sunday 12 April

Start date
12/04/2020  00:00
End date
12/04/2020 
Route affected
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Between London Paddington and Newbury / Bedwyn / Oxford

 
TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between London Paddington and Slough, closing 2 out of 4 lines.

The following alterations will be implemented:-

London Paddington - Oxford (and beyond towards Worcester / Great Malvern / Hereford) fast trains:

  • 10:21 and hourly until 18:21 London Paddington to Oxford will not run.
  • 20:46 London Paddington to Oxford will depart earlier at 20:34 and will call additionally at Maidenhead.
  • Until the 19:46 London Paddington to Hereford service inclusive, trains from London Paddington to Worcester / Great Malvern / Hereford will depart earlier. Most will call additionally at Maidenhead.
  • 21:46 London Paddington to Worcester Shrub Hill will depart at 21:53.
  • 09:55 and hourly until 19:55 Oxford to London Paddington will not run.
  • Until the 17:28 Hereford to London Paddington service inclusive, trains from Hereford / Great Malvern / Worcester to London Paddington will call additionally Maidenhead.

London Paddington - Newbury / Bedwyn:

  • These trains will operate between Reading and Newbury / Bedwyn only, however the following trains will not run at all: the 11:37, 13:37, 15:37 and 17:38 London Paddington to Newbury and the 12:27, 14:27, 16:35 and 18:30 Newbury to London Paddington.

London Paddington-Reading / Didcot Parkway / Oxford:

  • The 01:00 London Paddington to Reading will start from Slough at 01:24. A replacement (fast) bus will depart London Paddington at 01:00 to Reading. There will also be a bus at 01:00 London Paddington to Ealing Broadway, Southall, Hayes & Harlington, setting down only at Slough, Maidenhead and Twyford. This bus continues to Reading.
  • The 06:44 London Paddington to Reading will start from Slough at 07:30. A replacement (fast) bus will depart earlier at 06:30 London Paddington to Slough to connect with train. There will also be a bus at 06:20 Ealing Broadway to Southall, Hayes & Harlington and Langley to Slough, also to connect into the train. This bus starts from London Paddington at 05:55.
  • 08:24 London Paddington to Didcot Parkway will start from Slough.
  • 09:24 and hourly until 22:24 London Paddington to Didcot Parkway will start from Maidenhead.
  • 06:25 Reading to London Paddington will terminate Slough. A replacement (fast) bus will depart Slough at 06:50 to London Paddington arrive 07:45. There will also be a bus at 06:50 from Slough to Langley, West Drayton and Hayes & Harlington for onward rail connection.
  • 08:10 Reading to London Paddington will terminate Slough.
  • 08:48 and approximately hourly until 21:35 Didcot Parkway to London Paddington will terminate Maidenhead.
  • From mid-morning until mid-evening there will be additional (hourly) trains between Didcot Parkway, Radley and Oxford.
  • 23:53 Didcot Parkway to London Paddington will terminate Slough. A replacement (fast) bus will depart Slough at 00:50 (Monday) to London Paddington arrive at 01:45. There will also be a bus at 00:52 (Monday) from Slough to Langley, West Drayton, Hayes & Harlington, Southall and Ealing Broadway. This bus continues to London Paddington.

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