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« on: January 24, 2021, 12:49:26 am »



20:16 London Paddington to Oxford due 03:15

Facilities on the 20:16 London Paddington to Oxford due 03:15.
This is due to a short-notice change to the timetable.

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Due to this train departing Didcot Parkway earlier than advertised, replacement road transport will operate from Didcot Parkway to Oxford at 03:01.

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If you hold a valid single, return, or weekly ticket, you will be able to claim compensation for delays of 15 minutes or more. Please keep your ticket and visit GWR.com/DelayRepay

Last Updated:23/01/2021 18:28

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20:16London Paddington20:16
20:30Slough20:30
20:44Reading20:44
03:01Didcot Parkway03:01
03:15Oxford03:15

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« Reply #1 on: January 24, 2021, 12:54:15 pm »

Google maps suggests it would take 6hrs 3 min to walk from Reading to Didcot Parkway which is about 10 min quicker than the train would take!
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« Reply #2 on: January 24, 2021, 02:43:27 pm »

About twenty miles. No fun at all at night, with snow forecast.  But on a fine day there's a choice of pleasant routes. Some years ago I did walk from Tilehurst to Didcot, using hardly any surfaced roads. The first mile was on pavements, then down to Tidmarsh, several hundred yards on the pavement through the village, then west to Bradfield and north to Blewbury.

I took the train back!
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