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 overnight / early morning train to / from Burnham and Taplow from Monday 26 to Friday 30 October

Start date
26/10/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected

Between London Paddington Reading / Newbury

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Overnight / early morning engineering work is taking place between Maidenhead and Reading, closing 2 out of 4 lines.

The following trains will not call at Burnham or Taplow so customers should travel via Slough for a connecting bus service to / from Burnham and Taplow:

Monday to Thursday

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

Tuesday to Friday

  • The 00:34 London Paddington to Reading
  • The 00:18 Reading to London Paddington

As a result of this engineering work the 00:18 Henley-on-Thames to reading is replaced by a bus between Twyford and Reading.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Although journey planners are showing correctly, your journey may be subject to alteration at short notice due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Please check before your journey.

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility and bicycle information, please use this page.

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages.