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 / Romsey and Southampton Central on Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 April

Start date
27/04/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected
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CrossCountry between Newcastle / York / Leeds / Manchester Piccadilly / Nottingham / Birmingham New Street / Reading and Southampton Central / Bournemouth

South Western Railway between London Waterloo / Woking / Basingstoke and Southampton Central / Portsmouth Harbour / Poole / Weymouth

TOC(s) affected
CrossCountrySouth Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Basingstoke / Eastleigh and St Denys, closing all lines.


Trains will be diverted between Basingstoke and Southampton Central, not calling at Winchester or Southampton Airport Parkway. Customers for these stations should use South Western Railway services.

Journey times will be extended by around 45 minutes.

South Western Railway:


Buses replace trains between:

  • Eastleigh and Southampton Central
  • Romsey and Southampton Central (via Chandler's Ford).


Buses replace trains between:

  • Basingstoke and Southampton Central
  • Basingstoke and Fareham.
  • Romsey and Southampton Central (via Chandler's Ford).

Check before you travel:

If you are travelling with CrossCountry, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

If you are travelling with South Western Railway, these changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

Bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time, unless fully folded. More travel advice for your replacement bus journey is available by selecting the Train Operating Company you are travelling with here.