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 late night services between London Paddington and Reading from Monday 29 November until Thursday 2 December

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Between London Paddington and Bedwyn / Reading / Oxford / Bristol Temple Meads / Cheltenham Spa / Didcot Parkway / Great Malvern / Westbury / Worcester Shrub Hill / Worcestershire Parkway / Swansea / Penzance / Plymouth / Weston-super-Mare

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place on 2 of the 4 lines between Maidenhead and Reading, closing some lines.

As a result of this, the following alterations will apply:

Most high speed services to / from London Paddington will incur a few minutes additional journey time between London Paddington and Reading.

Some local trains will be retimed by a few minutes. 

The 20:08 Didcot Parkway to London Paddington will terminate at Reading. 

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.