Changes to train times

 

South Western Railway services during Christmas and New Year 2017/18

Please find below a day-by-day summary of the services that South Western Railway will be running over the Christmas and New Year Bank Holiday period.

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Saturday 23 December

 

Normal service.

Sunday 24 December

 

Major engineering work will be taking place in the Southampton area, with replacement buses running between Eastleigh and Southampton Central, also between Southampton Central and Fareham.

From about 19:00 a revised service will run with many late evening trains being cancelled or not running to their normal destinations. The network will shut down completely by 23:00 and passengers travelling during the evening should make sure their journey will be possible before starting.

Monday 25 December

 

No service.

Tuesday 26 December

 

No service.

Wednesday 27 December

 

South Western Railway will run a revised Saturday timetable. There will be some alterations to fit in with other operators who may be running a different level of service and to provide extra services for those travelling to work on these days.

The Great Western Main Line into London Paddington will be closed all day. Because of this closure of London Paddington, South Western Railway will be running extra services between London Waterloo and Reading for much of the day. In order to provide trains and crew for these, a revised timetable will apply for all services which normally pass through Staines.

Major engineering work will be taking place in the Southampton area, with replacement buses running between Eastleigh and Southampton Central, also between Southampton Central and Fareham. Between 08:30 and 18:30, trains will be able to run between Portsmouth and Woolston with buses between Woolston and Southampton Central.

Thursday 28 December

 

South Western Railway will run a revised Saturday timetable. There will be some alterations to fit in with other operators who may be running a different level of service and to provide extra services for those travelling to work on these days.

Major engineering work will be taking place in the Southampton area, with replacement buses running between Eastleigh and Southampton Central, also between Southampton Central and Fareham. Between 08:30 and 18:30, trains will be able to run between Portsmouth and Woolston with buses between Woolston and Southampton Central.

Friday 29 December

 

South Western Railway will run a revised Saturday timetable. There will be some alterations to fit in with other operators who may be running a different level of service and to provide extra services for those travelling to work on these days.

Major engineering work will be taking place in the Southampton area, with replacement buses running between Eastleigh and Southampton Central, also between Southampton Central and Fareham. Between 08:30 and 18:30, trains will be able to run between Portsmouth and Woolston with buses between Woolston and Southampton Central.

Saturday 30 December

 

South Western Railway will run a near normal Saturday timetable, except where affected by the work shown below.

Major engineering work will be taking place in the Southampton area, with replacement buses running between Eastleigh and Southampton Central, also between Southampton Central and Fareham.

Sunday 31 December

 

South Western Railway will run a near normal Sunday timetable.

A special service will run after midnight on 31 December (for New Year’s Day celebrations).

Monday 1 January 2018

 

Extra trains will run on the following routes during the early hours of New Year’s Day for revellers travelling home from the New Year celebrations in Central London.

  • London Waterloo to Kingston via Richmond and Twickenham
  • London Waterloo to Kingston via Wimbledon
  • London Waterloo to Guildford via Woking
  • London Waterloo to Basingstoke
  

Some extra longer-distance services will also run.

Major engineering work will be taking place in the Southampton area, with replacement buses running between Eastleigh and Southampton Central, also between Southampton Central and Fareham.

Tuesday 2 January

 

Normal service.