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 Dorchester West / Wareham and Weymouth on Sunday 16 December

Start date
16/12/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Great Western Railway between Cardiff Central and Weymouth

South Western Railway between London Waterloo and Weymouth

TOC(s) affected
Great Western RailwaySouth Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Dorchester West / Wareham and Weymouth closing the line.

Buses will replace trains between Dorchester West / Wareham and Weymouth.

Additional information

Until 09:15, South Western Railway trains will be replaced by buses between Bournemouth and Weymouth.

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.