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Last updated:Today at 08:33
Train companies affected:Gatwick Express, Southern, Thameslink
Last updated:Today at 08:13
Train companies affected:Elizabeth line, Great Western Railway

Amended service between Basingstoke and Winchester / Southampton Central / Fareham from Saturday 4 to Monday 6 May 

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Engineering work details

Starts 04 May 2024 to 05 May 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

CrossCountry between Manchester Piccadilly / Nottingham / Birmingham New Street and Southampton Central / Bournemouth

South Western Railway between London Waterloo / Eastleigh and Southampton Central / Portsmouth & Southsea / Portsmouth Harbour / Poole / Weymouth; and also between Salisbury and Romsey


Engineering work is taking place between Basingstoke and Winchester, closing all lines.


Trains will not call at Winchester or Southampton Airport Parkway. Journey times may be extended by up to one hour.

You should use South Western Railway rail replacement buses between Basingstoke and Winchester.

South Western Railway:

Saturday and Monday:

Rail replacement buses will run between:

  • Basingstoke and Winchester


Rail replacement buses will run between:

  • Basingstoke and Southampton Central

  • Basingstoke and Fareham

  • Romsey and Southampton Central

Check before you travel:

These changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility and bicycle information, please use this page

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

Please be advised that, on occasion, replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.