Future engineering work

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Amended service in the Brighton / Havant / Portsmouth Harbour area on Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 April

Start date
21/04/2018  00:00
End date
22/04/2018 
Route affected
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Great Western Railway between Brighton and Portsmouth Harbour / Bristol Temple Meads / Cardiff Central / Great Malvern

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

Southern between London Victoria / Brighton / Three Bridges / Horsham / Littlehampton and Bognor Regis / Chichester / Portsmouth & Southsea / Portsmouth Harbour / Southampton Central

 
TOC(s) affected
Great Western RailwaySouth Western RailwaySouthern
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Fratton and Portsmouth, and also between Brighton and Ford.

Great Western Railway:

Saturday: 

The 06:48 Portsmouth Harbour to Brighton services will not run. Customers should use alternative Southern services.

The 09:00 Brighton to Great Malvern and the 10:57 Great Malvern to Brighton services will run between Barnham and Great Malvern. Replacement transport will run between Brighton and Barnham.

The 17:00 Brighton to Bristol Temple Meads service will start from Barnham. A replacement bus will run between Brighton and Barnham

Sunday:

Most services that run between Brighton and Cardiff Central will run between Portsmouth & Southsea and Cardiff Central. Customers travelling between Brighton and Portsmouth & Southsea should use alternative Southern services.

The 08:19 Romsey to Brighton will terminate at Fareham. Road transport will run between Fareham and Portsmouth Harbour. Customers travelling towards Brighton should use alternative Southern services.

The 09:08 Portsmouth Harbour to Cardiff Central service will start from Fareham. Earlier replacement buses will run between Portsmouth Harbour and Fareham.

The 10:08, 12:08 and 16:35 Cardiff Central to Brighton, and the 15:46 and 17:46 Brighton to Bristol Temple Meads services will run between Barnham and Bristol Temple Meads / Cardiff Central. Replacement buses will run between Brighton and Barnham to connect with these services.

The 21:46 Brighton to Portsmouth Harbour services will not run. Customers should use alternative Southern services.

South Western Railway:

Saturday:

South Western Railway are not affected by engineering work on Saturday, services will run normally.

Sunday:

Until 10:15, services between London Waterloo and Portsmouth Harbour will run between London Waterloo and Havant, services between Eastleigh and Portsmouth Harbour will run between Eastleigh and Havant, and services between Portsmouth Harbour and Southampton Central will run between Havant and Southampton Central.

Until 16:00, the xx30 London Waterloo to Portsmouth Harbour and the xx32 Portsmouth Harbour to London Waterloo services will start from / terminate at Portsmouth & Southsea. All other services to / from Portsmouth Harbour will start / terminate at Fratton.

Replacement buses will run between Portsmouth Harbour, Portsmouth & Southsea and Fratton.

Southern:

Saturday:

Trains will not run between Brighton and Ford. Trains will run between Littlehampton and Portsmouth Harbour / Southampton Central only. Replacement buses will run between Brighton and Worthing / Littlehampton.

Sunday:

Trains between London Victoria and Littlehampton / Portsmouth Harbour will be diverted via Horsham.

Until approximately 10:15, replacement buses will run between Havant and Portsmouth Harbour.

From 10:15 until 16:00, replacement buses will run between Portsmouth & Southsea and Portsmouth Harbour.

All day replacement buses will run between Brighton and Worthing / Littlehampton.

Check before you travel:

To check your journey please use 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

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.