Future engineering work

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Revised morning / night service between Reading and Didcot Parkway on Saturday 14 November

Start date
14/11/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected

Great Western Railway between Reading and Oxford and also between London Paddington and Didcot Parkway

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Reading and Didcot Parkway at various times on Saturday 14 November. 2 out of the 4 lines will be closed until 05:10 between Tilehurst and Didcot Parkway and between 23:10 and midnight between Reading and Didcot Parkway.

On Saturday 14 November, the following trains will not call at Pangbourne. They will also use alternative platforms at Tilehurst, Goring & Streatley and Cholsey:

  • 00:45 Oxford to Reading
  • 21:57, 22:58 and 23:28 London Paddington to Didcot Parkway
  • 23:45 Didcot Parkway to London Paddington

Replacement buses will run between Tilehurst and Pangbourne (a 10 minute journey time) to connect with the above amended trains. This is with the exception of the 21:57 London Paddington to Didcot Parkway service, where customers can use an alternative train to travel from Pangbourne to Tilehurst.

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Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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