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 trains between Reading / Woking and Winchester on Sunday 13 October

Start date
13/10/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected
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CrossCountry between Manchester Piccadilly and Bournemouth

Great Western Railway between Reading and Basingstoke and also between reading and Gatwick Airport

South Western Railway between London Waterloo and Weymouth / Portsmouth Harbour / Exeter St Davids and also between Reading and Salisbury

TOC(s) affected
CrossCountryGreat Western RailwaySouth Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Reading / Woking and Winchester, closing the line.

CrossCountry trains are diverted between Reading and Southampton Central via and calling additionally at Guildford.

Replaced by buses between Reading and Winchester.

Great Western Railway trains are replaced by buses between Reading and Basingstoke.

As a result of this engineering work some trains from Reading to Redhill will be retimed to depart Reading 4 minutes later normal.

South Western Railway trains are replaced by buses between Woking and Winchester.

Additional buses will run between Woking and Basingstoke with some extended to / from Andover.

Trains between Reading and Salisbury will not run. There is no alternative transport or ticket acceptance between Basingstoke and Reading. 

Trains between London Waterloo and Exeter will run between Andover and Exeter.

Trains between London Waterloo and Weymouth are diverted via and calling additionally at Guildford, Havant and Fareham and will be retimed.

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.