Future engineering work

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Buses replace trains between Fratton / Portsmouth & Southsea and Portsmouth Harbour on Sunday 18 April

Start date
18/04/2021  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Great Western Railway between Cardiff Central and Portsmouth Harbour

Southern between London Victoria / Brighton and Portsmouth Harbour

South Western Railway between London Waterloo / Southampton Central / Eastleigh and Portsmouth Harbour

TOC(s) affected
Great Western RailwaySouth Western RailwaySouthern

Engineering work is taking place between Hilsea and Cosham until 10:15 and between Portsmouth & Southsea and Portsmouth Harbour all day on Sunday, closing various lines.

Great Western Railway:

Trains between Cardiff Central and Portsmouth Harbour will terminate / start at Portsmouth & Southsea.

Customers should use South Western Railway rail replacement services between Portsmouth & Southsea and Portsmouth Harbour. 

South Western Railway:

Until 10:15 -

Trains between Eastleigh / Southampton Central and Portsmouth stations will terminate at Fareham.

Trains between London Waterloo and Portsmouth Harbour will operate to an amended timetable with trains terminating / starting from Havant.

All day -

Buses will operate between Fratton / Portsmouth & Southsea and Portsmouth Harbour.


Until 10:15 on Sunday buses will replace trains between Havant and Portsmouth & Southsea.

No trains will run between Portsmouth & Southsea and Portsmouth |Harbour on Sunday.

Customers can use South Western Railway Buses between Portsmouth & Southsea and Portsmouth Harbour.

Services between London Victoria and Portsmouth |Harbour will start / terminate at Portsmouth & Southsea.

Services between Brighton and Portsmouth Harbour will start / terminate at Fratton.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

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:

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.