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 Chichester and Portsmouth Harbour until 14:30 Sunday 8 April

Start date
08/04/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

Great Western Railway between Brighton and Cardiff Central

Southern between London Victoria and Portsmouth Harbour

TOC(s) affected
Great Western RailwaySouthern

Until approximately 14:30, engineering work is taking place between Chichester and Havant closing the line.

Great Western Railway

Trains between Brighton and Cardiff Central will run between Portsmouth Harbour and Cardiff Central. Customers should use Southern trains / replacement buses between Brighton and Portsmouth Harbour.


Trains between London Victoria and Portsmouth Harbour will run between London Victoria and Barnham. Customers should use other Southern trains between Barham and Chichester then replacement buses between Chichester and Portsmouth Harbour.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey with Great Western Railway using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

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

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.