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 Reading and Basingstoke / Winchester until 15:25 on Sunday 17 March

Start date
17/03/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected
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CrossCountry between Manchester Piccadilly / Birmingham New Street and Southampton Central / Bournemouth

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Reading and Basingstoke, closing all lines until 15:25.

Trains will be diverted, and will not call at Basingstoke, Winchester or Southampton Airport Parkway. Journey times will be extended by 1 hour.

Replacement buses will run between Reading, Basingstoke and Winchester.

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.