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.

Amended evening services in the Reading / Didcot Parkway area from Monday 18 to Thursday 21 October

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Great Western Railway to / from London Paddington

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Great Western Railway

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

After 20:30, most High Speed services will take be retimed between London Paddington and Reading, extending journey times by a few minutes. Trains will be retimed to depart London Paddington later than usual.

Some Local Services between London Paddington and Reading / Didcot Parkway, and between Didcot Parkway and Oxford will also be retimed to run slightly later than usual.

Maidenhead - Bourne End / Marlow:

In order to maintain connections with retimed trains:

  • The 20:57 Maidenhead to Bourne End service will depart at 20:59.
  • The 21:12 Bourne End to Marlow service will depart at 21:13.
  • The 21:12 Bourne End to Maidenhead service will depart at 21:14.


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