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 Southampton Central / Fareham and Portsmouth Harbour on Sunday 15 December

Start date
15/12/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Great Western Railway between Great Malvern / Cardiff Central / Bristol Temple Meads and Portsmouth Harbour / Brighton

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

Southern between London Victoria / Brighton and Portsmouth Harbour / Southampton Central

TOC(s) affected
Great Western RailwaySouth Western RailwaySouthern

Engineering work is taking place between Eastleigh and Cosham on Sunday, closing all lines.

Great Western Railway:

Buses replace trains between Southampton Central and Portsmouth Harbour.

Trains to / from Brighton:

No Great Western Railway services will run to / from Brighton. Customers for these services should use Great Western Railway replacement buses, and change for Southern services to / from Brighton.

South Western Railway:

Buses will replace trains between:

  • Fareham and Portsmouth Harbour.
  • Southampton Central and Portsmouth Harbour.
  • Havant and Portsmouth Harbour.


Buses will replace trains between Havant and Southampton Central.

Trains that normally run to / from Southampton Central will be diverted to run to / from Portsmouth & Southsea.

Check before you travel:

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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

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.