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Buses replace trains between Dorchester South and Weymouth from Monday 18 to Friday 22 March 

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Engineering work details

Starts 18 Mar 2024 to 22 Mar 2024

Route(s) affected

Great Western Railway between Bristol Temple Meads / Westbury and Weymouth

South Western Railway between London Waterloo / Bournemouth and Weymouth


Engineering work is taking place between Dorchester South and Weymouth, closing all lines.

Great Western Railway:

Monday to Wednesday only:

Trains between Gloucester / Bristol Temple Meads / Westbury and Weymouth will terminate / start Dorchester West. For travel beyond Dorchester West, you should make your own way (approximately 0.5 miles) to Dorchester South for road transport (provided by South Western Railway) to Upwey and Weymouth.

South Western Railway:

London Waterloo to Weymouth services will terminate at / start back from Dorchester South.

Replacement buses will run between:

  • Dorchester South and Weymouth

Check before you travel:

You can use 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.