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.

Buses replace late night trains between Basingstoke and Southampton Central from Monday 15 to Thursday 18 July

Start date
15/07/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected

CrossCountry between Newcastle / Manchester Piccadilly and Southampton Central

South Western Railway between London Waterloo / Eastleigh and Southampton Central / Portsmouth Harbour / Poole

TOC(s) affected
CrossCountrySouth Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Basingstoke and Eastleigh, closing all lines each night from 22:50, until 05:00.

From approximately 22:50 each night, trains will be unable to run between Basingstoke and Eastleigh / Southampton Central.


Services will be diverted after Basingstoke extending journey times by up to 40 minutes.

South Western Railway

Buses will operate between Basingstoke and Eastleigh / Southampton Central.

Some local services will be cancelled and other trains will call additionally. Some trains between London Waterloo and Poole will divert via an alternative route.

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

Bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time, unless fully folded. More travel advice for your replacement bus journey is available by selecting the Train Operating Company you are travelling with here.