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 Basingstoke and Eastleigh after 22:50 each night from Monday 24 to Wednesday 26 September

Start date
24/09/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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CrossCountry between Manchester / Edinburgh and Southampton Central

South Western Railway between London Waterloo and Poole / Portsmouth / Southampton / Salisbury

TOC(s) affected
CrossCountrySouth Western Railway

Track work is taking place between Basingstoke and Eastleigh, closing all lines between these stations.

After 22:50 on Monday Tuesday and Wednesday, CrossCountry services will be diverted via an alternative route, not calling at Winchester or Southampton Airport Parkway. This will extend the journey time between Basingstoke and Southampton Central by approximately 45 minutes.

South Western Railway services will not run between Basingstoke and Eastleigh.

Buses will replace trains between Basingstoke and Eastleigh / Southampton Central.

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.