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 late night Great Western Railway service between London Paddington and Didcot Parkway from Monday 14 until Friday 18 September

Start date
14/09/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected

Great Western Railway between London Paddington and Reading / Didcot Parkway, and also between Twyford and Henley-on-Thames

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place at various locations between Langley and Reading, and also between Didcot Parkway and Oxford, closing some lines each night.

Monday - Friday

The 23:52 London Paddington to Reading service will not call at Burnham and Taplow. Buses will be provided to run between Slough, Burnham and Taplow.

Tuesday - Thursday

The 00:34 London Paddington to Reading, and 00:18 Reading to London Paddington services will not call at Burnham and Taplow. Buses will be provided to run between Slough, Burnham and Taplow.


From approximately 21:45 each night, trains between Twyford and Henley-on-Thames will be retimed to run up to 5 minutes later than usual.


The 23:34 London Paddington to Didcot Parkway service will use alternative platforms at Tilehurst, Goring & Streatley and Cholsey. The train will also not call at Pangbourne. Buses will be provided to run between Tilehurst and Pangbourne.

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