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Train Changes to/from Portsmouth in January

Weekend Trains Affected

South Western Railways announced:

“Engineers from Network Rail will be carrying out essential maintenance work at Landport Viaduct, one of Portsmouth’s most prominent Victorian railway structures. With the amount of work that needs to be completed, trains will not be able to run meaning rail replacement buses will be in operation for 9 days. Each bus will be a double deck vehicle with one allocated wheel chair space.

Dates for your diary:

  • On Saturday 15 and Saturday 22 January trains will terminate at Portsmouth & Southsea. The Southampton stopping service will terminate at Fratton, the London Waterloo to Portsmouth service via Eastleigh will start from Basingstoke and terminate at Fratton. Services between Portsmouth & Southsea via Guilford to London Waterloo will be diverted via Chertsey with journeys taking longer than normal.
  • On Sunday 16 January trains will terminate at Fratton or Portsmouth & Southsea. Services between Portsmouth & Southsea via Guilford to London Waterloo will be diverted via Chertsey with journeys taking longer than normal.
  • On Sunday 23 January trains will terminate at Havant and Fareham. Services between Portsmouth & Southsea via Guilford to London Waterloo will be diverted via Chertsey with journeys taking longer than normal. 

The rail replacement bus services will operate where lines are closed and other train services during will run on an amended timetable.

Customers are reminded to check before they travel during the closure by visiting https://www.southwesternrailway.com/plan-my-journey.”

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