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 Portsmouth Harbour and Havant / Fareham on Sunday 9 December

Start date
09/12/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Great Western Railway between Cardiff Central / Bristol Temple Meads / Romsey and Portsmouth Harbour / Brighton

South Western Railway between Portsmouth Harbour and Eastleigh / London Waterloo

Southern between Southampton Central / Portsmouth Harbour and Brighton, between Portsmouth Harbour and Barnham / London Victoria / Littlehampton and also between Littlehampton and Southampton Central

TOC(s) affected
Great Western RailwaySouth Western RailwaySouthern

Engineering work is taking place between Portsmouth Harbour and Havant / Fareham, closing all lines.

Great Western Railway:

Buses will replace trains between Fareham and Portsmouth Harbour. Customers to / from Brighton should use alternative services to complete their journey.

Some services between Cardiff Central / Bristol Temple Meads and Portsmouth Harbour / Brighton will terminate at Westbury instead of Fareham.

The 20:18 Cardiff Central to Portsmouth Harbour service will run in two parts - between Cardiff Central and Bristol Temple Meads, and also between Bristol Temple Meads and Fareham. Customers will need to change trains at Bristol Temple Meads.

South Western Railway:

Buses will replace trains between Portsmouth Harbour and Havant, and also between Portsmouth Harbour and Fareham.


Buses will replace trains between Havant and Southampton Central / Portsmouth Harbour.

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.