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 / early morning services to / from Burnham / Taplow from Monday 7 to Wednesday 9 November

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End date
Route affected

Great Western Railway between London Paddington and Reading 

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place on 2 out of 4 tracks between Slough and Reading, closing some lines.

As a result the following services will not call at Burnham and Taplow:

Monday to Wednesday:

  • The 23:50 London Paddington to Reading service.


Tuesday to Friday:

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


Rail replacement bus will operate between:

  • Slough and Burnham / Taplow.


Additionally the 00:18 Henley-on-Thames to Reading service will terminate at Twyford. Rail replacement buses will operate between Twyford and Reading.

Check before you travel:

These changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.​​​​​​​

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.