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 Airport Parkway and Bournemouth from Monday 1 to Friday 5 November

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CrossCountry between Bournemouth and Birmingham New Street / Manchester Piccadilly

South Western Railway between Weymouth / Poole / Bournemouth and Brockenhurst / Southampton Central / Winchester / London Waterloo

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CrossCountrySouth Western Railway

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


Buses will replace trains between Southampton Airport Parkway and Bournemouth.

South Western Railway:

Fast buses will run between Southampton Airport Parkway and Bournemouth.

Fast buses will run between Southampton Central and Bournemouth.

Buses will run between Brockenhurst and Bournemouth calling at all stations.

A revised service will run between Bournemouth, Poole and Weymouth.

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 pandemic. 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.