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 late night trains to / from Burnham / Taplow on Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 December

Start date
19/12/2020  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 between Slough and Maidenhead, closing 2 out of 4 lines.


The following trains will not call at Burnham or Taplow:

The 23:28 (departing 23:35) London Paddington to Reading.

The 23:45 (departing 23:46) Didcot Parkway to London Paddington (terminating Slough).

Burnham and Taplow customers travel via Slough and connecting buses.

Road journey times: Slough to Burnham 10mins and Slough to Taplow 20mins 


The following trains will not call at Burnham:

The 23:27 London Paddington to Didcot Parkway and 23:54 London Paddington to Reading.

The 23:53 Didcot Parkway to London Paddington.

Burnham customers travel via Slough and connecting buses. Road journey time from Slough to Burnham 10 minutes.  

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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:

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