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 to / from Southampton Central before 09:00 on Sunday 31 May

Start date
31/05/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected
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CrossCountry between Bournemouth / Southampton Central and Manchester Piccadilly

TOC(s) affected

Engineering work is taking place between Romsey and Woolston via Southampton Central, closing all lines early on Sunday morning.



The 18:27 Manchester Piccadilly to Bournemouth service will terminate at Southampton Central for rail connections towards Bournemouth.


The 09:20 Southampton Central to Manchester Piccadilly service will start from Eastleigh. A replacement bus will run between Southampton Central and Eastleigh.

The 09:40 Bournemouth to Manchester Piccadilly service will start from Southampton Central. A replacement bus will run between Bournemouth and Southampton Central.

Great Western Railway are not affected by this engineering work

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Although journey planners are showing correctly, your journey may be subject to alteration at short notice due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Please check before your journey.

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.