Future engineering work

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See details of routes affected by planned engineering works, including when they take effect, maps of the affected area, alternative timetables, advice for alternative travel and real-time updates.

Buses replace trains between Havant / Romsey and Eastleigh / Southampton Central / Bournemouth on Sunday 10 December

Start date
10/12/2017  00:00
End date
10/12/2017 
Route affected
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CrossCountry between Bournemouth and Manchester Piccadilly / Birmingham New Street / Reading

Great Western Railway between Cardiff Central and Portsmouth Harbour / Brighton

Southern between Southampton Central and Littlehampton / Brighton and between Portsmouth Harbour and London Victoria / Brighton

South Western Railway between London Waterloo / Southampton Central and Portsmouth Harbour

 
TOC(s) affected
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Description

Engineering work is taking place between Brockenhurst and Eastleigh / Fareham, closing the lines.

Trains will not run between Bournemouth / Havant and Southampton Central.

CrossCountry services will only run between Southampton Airport Parkway and Manchester Piccadilly.

Buses will replace trains between Bournemouth / Southampton Central and Southampton Airport Parkway.

Please allow for an extended journey time if you are travelling between any of these stations. Customers may need to change at Southampton Airport Parkway.

Great Western Railway services will not run between Southampton Central and Romsey / Eastleigh. You should use the replacement buses and alternative train services provided between these stations.

Great Western Railway services that usually run between Cardiff Central and Brighton will run between Cardiff Central and Portsmouth Harbour. Some services between Bristol Temple Meads and Brighton will run between Bristol Temple Meads and Westbury. You should use alternative train services to complete your journey.

The 21:46  Brighton to Portsmouth Harbour service will not run.

As a result of the engineering work some services will be retimed.

Southern services will not run between Southampton Central and Havant and Brighton to Southampton Central services will divert and terminate at Portsmouth & Southsea. You should use the replacement buses between these stations.

South Western Railway services will not run between Eastleigh and Brockenhurst / Bournemouth and also between Southampton Central and Fareham / Romsey. You should use the replacement buses and alternative train services to complete your journey.

Services between Brockenhurst and Lymington Pier will be retimed,

 

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey with CrossCountry and Southern using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

These changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.