Future engineering work

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Buses replace trains between Southampton Central and Bournemouth / Poole on Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 March

Start date
14/03/2020  00:00
End date
15/03/2020 
Route affected
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CrossCountry between Newcastle / Manchester Piccadilly / Birmingham New Street an Bournemouth

South Western Railway between London Waterloo / Basingstoke / Eastleigh / Southampton Central and Poole / Weymouth

 
TOC(s) affected
CrossCountrySouth Western Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Southampton Central and Bournemouth / Poole, closing all lines.

CrossCountry:

Trains will be replaced by buses between Southampton Central and Bournemouth.

South Western Railway:

Saturday

  • Trains between London Waterloo and Weymouth will only run between London Waterloo and Brockenhurst. Some will make extra stops to cover for the altered Poole services.
  • Stopping trains between London Waterloo and Poole will only run between London Waterloo and Southampton Central.
  • Fast bus services will run between Southampton Central, Bournemouth and stations to Poole. Where possible, long distance passengers should use these buses and connecting trains.
  • Buses for local journeys will run between Brockenhurst and Bournemouth or Poole.
  • A revised train service will run between Bournemouth and Weymouth.

The normal train service will run between Brockenhurst and Lymington Pier.

Sunday

  • The normal train service will run between London Waterloo and Southampton Central.
  • Fast bus services will run between Southampton Airport Parkway, Bournemouth and stations to Poole. Where possible, long distance passengers should use these buses and connecting trains.
  • Buses for local journeys will run between Southampton Central, Bournemouth and Poole.
  • Buses will also run between Southampton Central and New Milton via Brockenhurst and Lymington Pier.
  • A revised train service will run between Poole and Weymouth.

Trains will be replaced by buses between Southampton Central and Poole.

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.