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 local service between London Paddington and Didcot Parkway from approximately 23:10 on Saturday 15 and all day on Sunday 16 August

Start date
15/08/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Great Western Railway between London Paddington and Reading / Didcot Parkway

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place at various locations between Southall and Maidenhead, and also between Tilehurst and Didcot Parkway, closing 2 out of 4 lines.

From approximately 23:10 on Saturday and all day on Sunday, trains from London Paddington to Didcot Parkway will use alternative platforms at Tilehurst, Goring & Streatley and Cholsey. Trains will also not call at Pangbourne. Customers for Pangbourne will be provided with replacement buses, which are running between Tilehurst and Pangbourne.

Most trains which are running from Didcot Parkway to London Paddington will be retimed to depart up to 15 minutes earlier than normal.

Late night and early morning trains on both Saturday and Sunday, between Didcot Parkway and London Paddington, will not call at Burnham and Taplow. Customers for these stations will be provided with replacement buses, which are running from Slough.

Check before you travel:

These changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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