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« Reply #3600 on: May 04, 2021, 07:34:48 am »

Cancellations to services at Reading

Due to a fault with the signalling system at Reading some lines are blocked.

Train services running to and from this station may be cancelled or delayed. Disruption is expected until 07:30 04/05.
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« Reply #3601 on: May 04, 2021, 11:16:25 am »

Cancellations to services at Reading

Due to a fault with the signalling system at Reading some lines are blocked.

Train services running to and from this station may be cancelled or delayed. Disruption is expected until 07:30 04/05.
Now extended to 08h30


Midday now......seems to be having quite a wide geographical effect.
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« Reply #3602 on: May 04, 2021, 11:46:18 am »

Midday now......seems to be having quite a wide geographical effect.

I blinked and it was 13:30 ....

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Due to a fault with the signalling system at Reading the line towards Basingstoke is blocked.
Train services running to and from this station will be cancelled or delayed by up to 60 minutes. Disruption is expected until 13:30 04/05.
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« Reply #3603 on: May 04, 2021, 01:34:57 pm »

Midday now......seems to be having quite a wide geographical effect.

I blinked and it was 13:30 ....

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Due to a fault with the signalling system at Reading the line towards Basingstoke is blocked.
Train services running to and from this station will be cancelled or delayed by up to 60 minutes. Disruption is expected until 13:30 04/05.

1500 now
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« Reply #3604 on: May 04, 2021, 03:19:47 pm »

1500 now

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Due to a fault with the signalling system at Reading the line towards Basingstoke is blocked.
Train services running to and from this station will be cancelled or delayed by up to 60 minutes. Disruption is expected until 16:00 04/05.
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« Reply #3605 on: May 04, 2021, 03:31:44 pm »

To explain the shifting timescales, I gather some signalling cables were replaced, but when re-energised the signals were still faulty, so further fault finding is ongoing.
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« Reply #3606 on: May 04, 2021, 06:25:10 pm »

Just had a quick look at Open Trains and realtime Trains. Southcote junction seems to affected. West England trains are being held at various signals presumably talked pass. Line to Basingstoke seems to be closed nothing moving.

Just watched !K22 (1735 RFG Bedwyn (cancelled from Pad) held at Oxford Road Jn for 40 minutes just arrivng at Theale 40 late.

If you ga on real time trains and search for 1K22 you get 8 trains with that number.
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« Reply #3607 on: May 04, 2021, 06:36:27 pm »

2000 now......not blinking any more!
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« Reply #3608 on: June 05, 2021, 08:37:04 am »


A fault with the signalling system between London Paddington and Ealing Broadway means some lines are blocked. Trains running between these stations may be delayed, cancelled or revised.

Disruption is expected until 11:00.
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« Reply #3609 on: June 08, 2021, 06:53:05 am »

Alterations to services between Reading and Maidenhead

Due to a fault with the signalling system between Reading and Maidenhead some lines towards London Paddington are disrupted.

Train services running to and from these stations may be delayed by up to 15 minutes or running non stop between Reading and Maidenhead. Disruption is expected until 08:30 08/06.


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Due to a fault with the signalling system between Reading and Maidenhead some lines towards London Paddington are disrupted.
Train services running to and from these stations may be delayed by up to 15 minutes or running non stop from Reading. Twyford and Maidenhead will not be served. Disruption is expected until 08:30 08/06.
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Due to a signalling problem, only one of the two London bound lines is available. To reduce congestion and delays in the area, GWR (Great Western Railway) and TfL» (Transport for London - about) Rail train services are running non-stop between Reading and Slough to reduce congestion and delays.
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If you are at Twyford or Maidenhead and travelling to stations from Slough to London Paddington, you are advised to travel via Reading and change for connecting train services to Slough and London Paddington.
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If you are travelling from Reading to Twyford or Maidenhead, you are advised to travel via Slough and change for connecting train services to Maidenhead and Twyford.


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« Reply #3610 on: June 13, 2021, 02:23:12 pm »

Delays to services between Maidenhead and London Paddington

Due to a points failure between Maidenhead and London Paddington some lines will be blocked.
Train services running to and from these stations will be delayed by up to 15 minutes. Disruption is expected until 16:00 13/06.
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« Reply #3611 on: June 15, 2021, 07:16:00 am »

Again.

From National Rail

Seems to becoming far more frequent recently;


A fault with the signalling system between Maidenhead and Slough means some lines are disrupted. Trains running between these stations may be delayed or cancelled.

Disruption is expected until 10:00.
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« Reply #3612 on: July 01, 2021, 08:09:58 pm »

Alterations to services between Reading and London Paddington

Due to a points failure between Reading and London Paddington some lines are closed.
Train services running to and from these stations may be delayed or terminated at and started back from Reading. Disruption is expected until 21:00 01/07.
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« Reply #3613 on: July 02, 2021, 04:07:09 pm »

Just in time for the Friday "rush hour"

Delays to services between Slough and London Paddington

Due to urgent repairs to the track between Slough and London Paddington trains have to run at reduced speed on all lines.

Train services running to and from these stations may be delayed by up to 10 minutes. Disruption is expected until 18:00 02/07.

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One of the 2 lines that run into Paddington is closed following the report of a track defect. Network Rail engineers are investigating, and there may be delays due to congestion in the area.


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Delays to services at Reading

Due to trespassers on the railway at Reading all lines are disrupted.

Train services running to and from this station will be delayed. Disruption is expected until 16:30 02/07.

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British Transport Police are chasing a trespasser who is running around the tracks at Reading Station. All trains are stopped as a precaution.
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« Reply #3614 on: July 03, 2021, 07:50:26 am »

.......and another one.

Seems to be becoming an increasingly common problem (again)


Cancellations to services between Didcot Parkway and Oxford

Due to a fault with the signalling system between Didcot Parkway and Oxford fewer trains are able to run on all lines.
Train services running through these stations may be cancelled, delayed or revised. Disruption is expected until 09:15 03/07.
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