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 Woking and Andover / Winchester on Sunday 4 November

Start date
04/11/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Between London Waterloo and Basingstoke / Exeter St Davids / Poole / Weymouth / Portsmouth Harbour

Between Alton and Woking

TOC(s) affected
South Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Woking and Winchester, closing some lines.

The following alterations will be in place:

London Waterloo - Basingstoke: Will not run.

London Waterloo - Exeter St Davids: Trains will run between Andover and Exeter St Davids.

Alton - Woking: Trains will run between Alton and London Waterloo and will be diverted via Guildford.

Poole - London Waterloo: Will not run.

Poole - Eastleigh: 55 minutes past the hour services will terminate at Winchester and call additionally at Shawford.

Southampton Central - Winchester: 32 minutes past the hour services will run as an additional service.

London Waterloo - Weymouth: Trains will be diverted via Havant, calling additionally at Fareham, Havant and Guildford.

London Waterloo - Portsmouth: 50 minutes past the hour services will not run. 

London Waterloo - Poole: 54 minutes past the hour services will start from Winchester all day.

Replacement road transport will run as follows:

  • Winchester - Woking
  • Andover - Woking
  • Basingstoke - Woking

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.