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 Southampton Central and Poole from 22:15 on Saturday 22 and all day Sunday 23 September

Start date
22/09/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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CrossCountry between Manchester Piccadilly and Bournemouth

South western Railway between London Waterloo and Poole / Weymouth

TOC(s) affected
CrossCountrySouth Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place from 22:15 on Saturday 22 and all day on Sunday 23 September between Southampton Central and Bournemouth, closing all lines.


Road transport will run in place of trains between Southampton Airport Parkway and Bournemouth on Sunday ONLY.

South Western Railway

Replacement road transport will run between Southampton Airport Parkway / Southampton Central and Poole and 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.