Disruption on Paddington and Reading line as car crashes onto track

A car has crashed onto the rail line near Maidenhead, causing major disruption between London Paddington and Reading.

Trains running to and from these stations are cancelled or delayed following the incident just at around 5.12am on Tuesday morning (15 February).

No passengers were found inside the vehicle.

All lines have now reopened.

Train services running to and from these stations are returning to normal but some services have been cancelled, delayed or revised. Disruption is expected until 10am.

Replacement road transport services has been arranged to convey passengers between Maidenhead, Bourne End and Marlow in both directions until further notice.

British Transport Police said: "Officers remain on scene with colleagues from Thames Valley Police to search the area and recover the vehicle from the tracks."


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