Update: Delays on trains between Didcot and London Paddington caused by damaged cables

Trains delayed by 20 minutes due to signalling problem between Didcot and Reading

Trains delayed by 20 minutes due to signalling problem between Didcot and Reading

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PASSENGERS are still facing delays of up to 30 minutes on trains between Didcot Parkway and London Paddington after earlier signalling problems at Pangbourne.

All lines have now reopened after Network Rail engineers fixed damaged cables in the area.

Delays to First Great Western services between Didcot Parkway and Reading will occur while normal services resume.

CrossCountry trains will be accepting First Great Western tickets on services between Oxford and Reading until further notice.

Chiltern Railways will also be accepting First Great Western tickets on their services between Oxford and Banbury.

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