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Last updated:Today at 04:55
Train companies affected:National Rail

Amended trains in the Southampton Central area on Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 November 

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Engineering work details

Starts 25 Nov 2023 to 26 Nov 2023

Route(s) affected

CrossCountry between Manchester Piccadilly / Birmingham New Street and Bournemouth

Great Western Railway between Cardiff Central / Bristol Temple Meads / Westbury and Southampton Central / Portsmouth Harbour

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


Engineering work is taking place in the Southampton Central area, closing various lines. ​​​​​​​


Saturday and Sunday:

Buses will replace trains between Southampton Airport Parkway and Bournemouth, on Sunday some buses will operate between Eastleigh and Bournemouth also.

Great Western Railway:

Saturday and Sunday:

Trains to / from Portsmouth Harbour will be diverted between Romsey and Fareham, and will not call at Southampton Central. They will additionally call at Chandlers Ford and Eastleigh.

Replacement buses will run between Eastleigh and Southampton Central.

Some trains that normally run to / from Portsmouth Harbour will not run between Westbury and Portsmouth Harbour. You should use alternative services to complete your journey.

South Western Railway:


Buses will replace trains between:

  • Southampton Airport Parkway / Southampton Central and Bournemouth.

  • Southampton Central and New Milton.


Buses will replace trains between:

  • Eastleigh / Southampton Central and Bournemouth.

  • Eastleigh and Romsey / New Milton.

  • Southampton Central and Fareham.

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.