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 / early morning trains to / from Pangbourne from Monday 2 to Friday 6 August

Start date
End date
Route affected

Between London Paddington / Reading and Didcot Parkway / Oxford

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place overnight between Tilehurst and Didcot Parkway, closing 2 out of 4 lines.

Monday only:

The 03:54 Oxford to Reading will start from Didcot Parkway. An earlier bus will depart at 03:35 from Oxford to Didcot Parkway to connect into the train. 

The 05:00 Oxford to Didcot Parkway will not run. Customers should travel on later services.

The 05:20 Oxford to London Paddington will depart earlier at 05:17 and will call additionally at Radley.

Monday to Thursday:

The 22:41 London Paddington to Didcot Parkway will not call at Pangbourne.

Monday to Friday:

The 23:30 London Paddington to Didcot Parkway will not call at Pangbourne.

Tuesday to Friday:

The 03:54 Oxford to Reading service will not call at Pangbourne.

A replacement bus service will be provided between Tilehurst and Pangbourne.

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.