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.

Amended service at Bournemouth on Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 April

Start date
07/04/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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South Western Railway between London Waterloo and Weymouth

CrossCountry between Manchester Piccadilly and Bournemouth

TOC(s) affected
CrossCountrySouth Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Bournemouth and Poole, closing all lines on Saturday and between Southampton Airport Parkway and Poole all day Sunday, closing all lines.


South Western Railway will operate a replacement bus service between Bournemouth and Poole.


CrossCountry will operate a replacement bus service between Southampton Airport Parkway and Bournemouth.

South Western Railway will run buses between Southampton Airport Parkway / Southampton Central and Poole and also between Southampton Central and New Milton.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages


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.