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 Petersfield and Havant / Portsmouth Harbour on Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 October

Start date
10/10/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected

Great Western Railway between Cardiff Central and Brighton

South Western Railway between London Waterloo and Portsmouth Harbour

Southern between Brighton and Portsmouth Harbour / Southampton Central; and between Littlehampton and Portsmouth Harbour 

TOC(s) affected
Great Western RailwaySouth Western RailwaySouthern

Engineering work is taking place between Petersfield and Havant / Hilsea, closing various lines.

Great Western Railway:

Cardiff Central to Portsmouth Harbour trains will operate between Cardiff Central and Warminster. A replacement bus service will run between Warminster and Southampton Central. Trains will run between Southampton Central and Portsmouth Harbour.

South Western Railway:

On Saturday, buses will replace trains between Petersfield and Havant. Train will run between Havant and Portsmouth Harbour.

On Sunday, buses replace trains between Petersfield and Portsmouth Harbour.


Buses will replace trains between Chichester and Portsmouth Harbour. Customers should use South Western Railway trains between Portsmouth Harbour and Southampton Central.

Check before you travel:

If you are travelling with Southern or South Western Railway, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

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

These changes for Great western Railway are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility and bicycle information, please use this page.

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