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Buses replace trains between Bournemouth and Dorchester / Weymouth on Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 April  

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Engineering work details

Starts 20 Apr 2024 to 21 Apr 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

South Western Railway between London Waterloo / Southampton Central / Bournemouth and Weymouth

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Bournemouth and Moreton, closing all lines.

Saturday:

Trains between London Waterloo and Weymouth will start / terminate at Poole.

Trains between Bournemouth and Poole will not run.

Additional services will run between:

  • Dorchester and Weymouth

Rail replacement buses will run between:

  • Poole and Dorchester

  • Poole and Weymouth

Sunday:

Trains between London Waterloo and Weymouth will start / terminate at Bournemouth.

Trains between London Waterloo and Poole will start / terminate at Bournemouth.

Additional services will run between:

  • Dorchester and Weymouth

Rail replacement buses will run between:

  • Bournemouth and Dorchester

  • Bournemouth and Weymouth

  • Bournemouth and Poole

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

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.