Future engineering work

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Amended services in the Southampton area on Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 November

Start date
13/11/2021 
End date
14/11/2021 
Route affected
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CrossCountry between Manchester Piccadilly and Bournemouth

Great Western between Cardiff Central and Portsmouth Harbour

South Western Railway between London Waterloo and Southampton Central / Poole / Portsmouth Harbour also between Salisbury and Romsey

 
TOC(s) affected
CrossCountryGreat Western RailwaySouth Western Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place in the Southampton area throughout the weekend, closing several lines.

On Saturday and Sunday work will take place between Eastleigh and Southampton Central. On Sunday, work will also be taking place between Totton and Bournemouth.

CrossCountry

Buses replace trains between Eastleigh and Bournemouth, also calling at Southampton Central.

Great Western

Buses replace trains between Eastleigh and Southampton Central.

The 06:50 Portsmouth Harbour to Brighton service will not run.

The following services will start from Warminster:

  • 05:39 Portsmouth & Southsea to Gloucester.
  • 09:00 Brighton to Great Malvern.

 

Additionally, the 21:23 Portsmouth Harbour to Westbury service will divert between Eastleigh and Romsey, and will not call at Southampton Airport Parkway or Southampton Central. If you are travelling to / from these stations, please use alternative South Western Railway services.

South Western Railway

Saturday

The following changes will be made (in both directions):

  • London Waterloo - Weymouth services will run between London Waterloo  and Eastleigh
  • Winchester - Poole services will run between Southampton Central and Poole
  • Salisbury - Romsey services will run between Salisbury and Southampton Central
  • Portsmouth & Southsea - Southampton Central services will run between Portsmouth & Southsea and Woolston
  • Buses replace trains between Southampton Central and Eastleigh / Woolston.

 

The following additional services will run:

  • 00 and 24 minutes past the hour services from Southampton Central to Weymouth.
  • 03 and 20 minutes past the hour services from Weymouth to Southampton Central.

 

Sunday

The following changes will be made (in both directions):

  • London Waterloo - Weymouth services will run between London Waterloo and Eastleigh
  • Portsmouth & Southsea - Southampton Central services will run between Portsmouth & Southsea and Woolston
  • 8 minutes past the hour Salisbury to Romsey service terminates at Romsey after Dunbridge and will not call at stations to Southampton Central and Eastleigh
  • 17 minutes past the hour Portsmouth to London Waterloo service calls additionally at Shawford and Micheldever
  • 54 minutes past the hour London Waterloo to Portsmouth service calls additionally at Micheldever and Shawford

 

Rail replacement buses will run between:

  • Eastleigh and Southampton Central / New Milton / Poole / Bournemouth
  • Southampton Central and Bournemouth / Eastleigh / Woolston / Romsey

 

The following additional services will run:

  • 06 minutes past the hour Bournemouth to Weymouth service.
  • 48 minutes past the hour Weymouth to Bournemouth service.

 

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.