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 Reading / Basingstoke and Winchester / Southampton Central on Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 October

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CrossCountry between Manchester Piccadilly and Bournemouth

Great Western Railway between Readin and Basingstoke

South Western Railway between London Waterloo and Portsmouth Harbour / Poole / Weymouth and

between Reading and Salisbury

TOC(s) affected
CrossCountryGreat Western RailwaySouth Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Reading and Winchester, closing some lines.


Saturday. Trains will not call at Winchester and Southampton Airport Parkway. Journey times will be extended by 45 minutes. You can use South Western Railway services / replacement buses.

Sunday. Trains will not call at Basingstoke, Winchester and Southampton Airport
Parkway. Journey times will be extended by one hour. Rail replacement buses will operate between Reading, Basingstoke and Winchester.

Great Western Railway:

On Sunday, buses will replace trains between Reading and Basingstoke.

South Western Railway:

On Saturday buses will operate between:-

  • Winchester and Southampton Central
  • Winchester and Fareham
  • Romsey and Southampton Central


On Sunday buses will operate between:-

  • Romsey and Southampton Central
  • Basingstoke and Southampton Central
  • Basingstoke and Fareham

Trains between Reading and Salisbury will only run between Basingstoke and Salisbury, you should use Great Western Railway buses to complete your journey.

Check before you travel:

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

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.