Future engineering work

PAGE LAST UPDATED: 28/07/2021 21:19. Update now

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 / early morning trains between Slough and Reading on Monday 19 to Friday 23 July

Start date
End date
Route affected

Between Slough and Reading

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Late night / early morning engineering work is taking place between Slough and Reading, closing some lines.

The following trains will be amended to run 3 minutes later than normal:

  • The 21:16 and 22:01 Henley-on-Thames to Twyford

Also the 00:18 Henley-on-Thames to Reading will terminate at Twyford. Rail connections will be available between Twyford and Reading.

The following trains will NOT call at Burnham and Taplow:

  • The 23:50 London Paddington to Reading
  • The 00:18 Reading to London Paddington
  • The 00:34 London Paddington to Reading


Burnham and Taplow customers can travel via Slough for connecting rail replacement buses.

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