CrossCountry Status | Buses replace trains between Basingstoke / Romsey and Winchester / Southampton Central / Fareham on Sunday 28 January

Updated at: 17-Nov-2023 11:40:27: AM

Operator:  CrossCountry

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Routes affected:

CrossCountry between Birmingham New Street / Reading and Southampton Central / Bournemouth

Great Western Railway between Bristol Temple Meads and Portsmouth Harbour

South Western Railway between London Waterloo and Southampton Central / Portsmouth Harbour / Portsmouth & Southsea / Poole / Weymouth, and between Salisbury and Romsey

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Description of Incident

Engineering work is taking place between Basingstoke and St Denys, closing all lines. ​​​​​​​


Trains will be diverted, not calling at Winchester or Southampton Airport Parkway and extending journey times by up to 60 minutes.

For Winchester or Southampton Airport Parkway, you should use South Western Railway replacement buses.

South Western Railway:

Replacement buses will run between:

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

Great Western Railway:

The 19:34 Bristol Temple Meads to Portsmouth Harbour service will be diverted between Southampton Central and Fareham, and will not call at Southampton Airport Parkway, Eastleigh, Hedge End or Botley. It will also call at Fareham earlier than usual.

For Southampton Airport Parkway, Eastleigh, Hedge End or Botley, you should travel on alternative services.

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

Please be advised that, on occasion, replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.

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This page created on: 06-Nov-2023 12:43:00: PM