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 services to / from London Paddington on Sunday 25 September

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Elizabeth Line between London Paddington and Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 / Heathrow Terminal 5 / Reading

Great Western Railway between London Paddington and Reading / Didcot Parkway / Oxford / Worcester Shrub Hill / Worcester Foregate Street / Great Malvern / Bristol Parkway / Bristol Temple Meads / Cardiff Central / Swansea / Carmarthen / Exeter St Davids / Plymouth / Penzance

Heathrow Express between London Paddington and Heathrow Terminal 5

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Elizabeth LineGreat Western RailwayHeathrow Express

Engineering work is taking place between London Paddington and Hayes & Harlington, closing some lines throughout the day.

Elizabeth line:

Before 07:45, no trains will run between London Paddington and Ealing Broadway.

From 08:00, a reduced service will operate to / from Southall.

Great Western Railway:

Before 08:00, no trains will run between London Paddington and Ealing Broadway. You can use London Underground services between Central London and Ealing Broadway.

Long distance services:

Throughout the day, trains to / from London Paddington will be amended to run earlier or later than usual.

Local services:

Between 08:25 and 22:25, trains between London Paddington and Didcot Parkway will be amended to run between Reading and Didcot Parkway only. You can use alternative rail connections between London Paddington and Reading to connect with these trains.

Heathrow Express:

Before 07:55, no trains will run between London Paddington and Heathrow Terminal 5. You should use later train services to complete your journey.

Before 07:55, a shuttle train service will run between Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 and Heathrow Terminal 5, running every 15 minutes.

Check before you travel:

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

You can plan your journey on London Underground by using the Transport for London 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.