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.

No trains at Southampton Central on Sunday 23 February

Start date
23/02/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected
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CrossCountry between Manchester Piccadilly and Southampton Central / Bournemouth

Great Western Railway between Cardiff Central and Portsmouth Harbour / Brighton

South Western Railway all routes through Southampton Central

Southern between Southampton Central and Brighton

TOC(s) affected
CrossCountryGreat Western RailwaySouth Western RailwaySouthern

Engineering work is taking place between Romsey and Redbridge and also between St Denys and Woolston, closing all lines.


Buses will operate between Eastleigh and Southampton Airport Parkway / Bournemouth.

Great Western Railway

Trains will be diverted and will not call at Southampton Central.

Buses will operate between Eastleigh and Southampton Central.

South Western Railway

Train services will run between London Waterloo and Eastleigh and between London Waterloo and Portsmouth via Eastleigh.

A revised train service will operate between Brockenhurst and Bournemouth / Weymouth.

Train services will run between Portsmouth Harbour and Woolston. All trains will use platform 1 at Woolston and some will need to leave Woolston earlier than normal to make space for the next train. 

A train service will run between Salisbury and Romsey. 

Buses will operate between:

  • Eastleigh and Brockenhurst
  • Eastleigh and Romsey via Southampton Central
  • Woolston and Southampton Central
  • Southampton Central and Bournemouth


Buses replace trains between Woolston and Southampton Central.

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.