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.

Amended service between Basingstoke and Southampton Central on Saturday 30 and Sunday 31 March

Start date
30/03/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected
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CrossCountry between Newcastle / Leeds / Manchester Piccadilly / Nottingham / Birmingham New Street and Southampton Central / Bournemouth

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

TOC(s) affected
CrossCountrySouth Western Railway

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


Trains will divert between Basingstoke and Southampton Central, and will be unable to call at Winchester and Southampton Airport Parkway. Journey times will be extended by up to 45 minutes.

Customers may use replacement buses between Winchester and Eastleigh / Southampton Central provided by South Western Railway.

South Western Railway

On Saturday, buses will be provided to run between Winchester and Eastleigh.

On Sunday, buses will be provided to run between the following stations:

  • Winchester - Southampton Central
  • Winchester - Fareham
  • Romsey - Southampton Central (via Chandlers Ford)

Check before you travel:

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

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


Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.