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 evening / morning trains to / from Burnham / Taplow from Monday 25 to Friday 29 October

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Great Western Railway between London Paddington and Reading / Didcot Parkway 

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Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Maidenhead and Reading, closing some lines overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning.

The following trains will not call at Burnham or Taplow:

Monday to Thursday:

  • The 22:52 Didcot Parkway to London Paddington service.
  • The 23:50 London Paddington to Reading service.


Additionally, the 20:08 Didcot Parkway to London Paddington service will terminate at Reading, alternative rail connections towards London are available.

Tuesday to Friday:

  • The 00:18 Reading to London Paddington service.
  • The 00:34 London Paddington to Reading service.
  • The 05:08 Reading to London Paddington service.


Additionally, the 00:18 Henley-on-Thames to Reading service will terminate at Twyford for rail connections towards Reading.

Replacement buses will run between Slough and Burnham / Taplow for all services apart from ​​​​​​​the 05:08 Reading to London Paddington service, where rail connections are available.

Check before you travel:

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

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.