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.

Amended service in the Southampton area on Sunday 28 November

Start date
End date
Route affected

CrossCountry between Manchester Piccadilly and Southampton Central / Bournemouth

Great Western Railway between Cardiff Central / Bristol Temple Meads / Westbury / Bath Spa and Portsmouth Harbour

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

TOC(s) affected
CrossCountryGreat Western RailwaySouth Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Salisbury and Romsey, resulting in the closure of some lines.


Buses will replace trains between Reading, Basingstoke and Winchester.

Great Western Railway

Buses will replace trains between Southampton Central and Salisbury.

The 17:40 Cardiff Central to Portsmouth Harbour will terminate at Westbury.

The 17:46 Brighton to Bristol Temple Meads will start from Westbury.

South Western Railway

Buses will replace trains between Southampton Central and Salisbury / Romsey.

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Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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