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 / Brockenhurst and Bournemouth / Poole on Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 March

Start date
21/03/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected
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CrossCountry between Manchester Piccadilly / Birmingham New Street / Nottingham and Bournemouth

South Western Railway between London Waterloo and Bournemouth / Poole / Weymouth

TOC(s) affected
CrossCountrySouth Western Railway

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


Buses will replace trains between Brockenhurst and Bournemouth / Poole.


Buses will replace trains between:

  • Southampton Airport Parkway / Southampton Central and Poole.
  • Southampton Central and Poole.
  • Southampton Central and New Milton (via Lymington Town / Lymington Pier).

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.