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 late night trains between Basingstoke and Eastleigh from Monday 21 to Wednesday 23 May

Start date
21/05/2018  00:00
End date
23/05/2018 
Route affected

CrossCountry from Manchester Piccadilly and Southampton Central and also from Newcastle to Southampton Central

South Western Railway between London Waterloo and Southampton Central / Bournemouth / Weymouth / Portsmouth Harbour / Poole / Weymouth /  Salisbury

 
TOC(s) affected
CrossCountrySouth Western Railway
Description

Overnight engineering work is taking place Basingstoke and Eastleigh, closing all lines.

CrossCountry

The 19:27 Manchester Piccadilly to Southampton Central and 17:32 Newcastle to Southampton Central will divert not to call at Winchester and Southampton Airport Parkway. Buses will operate between Basingstoke and Winchester.  Journey times will be extended by approximately 45 minutes.

South Western Railway

21:39 & 22:39 London Waterloo to Southampton Central services will call additionally at Woking terminating at Basingstoke; connecting bus services will run to Southampton Central.

21:42 London Waterloo to Portsmouth Harbour service will call additionally at Clapham Junction terminating at Basingstoke; bus service will run to Eastleigh where the train will restart and run to Portsmouth Harbour.

22:05 & 23:05 London Waterloo to Poole service will call additionally at Guildford, Havant & Fareham; connecting bus services will run from Basingstoke to Southampton.

22:35 London Waterloo to Poole & 22:35 London Waterloo to Southampton Central services will not run.

23:38 Woking to Basingstoke will run as an additional service.

23:40 London Waterloo to Salisbury service will call additionally at Farnborough & Fleet; a bus service will run from Basingstoke to Southampton at 23:35.

00:30 Eastleigh to Portsmouth Harbour service will be retimed.

00:05 London Waterloo to Bournemouth service will terminate at Basingstoke; a connecting bus will run to Eastleigh where the train will restart to Bournemouth

01:05 London Waterloo to Southampton service will terminate at Basingstoke; a connecting bus will run to Southampton.

21:10 Weymouth to London Waterloo & 22:30 Southampton to London Waterloo services will terminate at Eastleigh; connecting buses will run to Basingstoke where the trains will restart to Waterloo.

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

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.