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Southampton Central - weekend rail line closures Spring 2014

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Southampton Central - weekend rail line closures Spring 2014

Due to major track renewal work, all rail lines passing through Southampton Central will be closed on the following dates:

Sunday 16 March

Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 March

Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 March

Saturday 5 and Sunday 6 April

Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 April

Easter Weekend - Good Friday 18 April, Saturday 19 April, Easter Day Sunday 20 April and Easter Monday 21 April

Saturday 26 and Sunday 27 April

Saturday 3 May, Sunday 4 May and Holiday Monday 5 May.

On all these dates trains from London Waterloo will terminate at Southampton Airport Parkway. Passengers travelling between London and Southampton to join or leave a cruise should contact the cruise company, to see what arrangements (if any) are being made to transport cruise passengers between Southampton Airport Parkway station and the Cruise Terminal.

Replacement bus services will operate between Southampton Airport Parkway, Southampton Central and Brockenhurst for local journeys. Trains will operate between Brockenhurst and Weymouth.

For longer-distance passengers there will also be non-stop coaches operating between Southampton Airport Parkway and Bournemouth.

Southern trains from London Victoria or Brighton will terminate at Woolston with replacement buses operating to/from Southampton Central.

Local trains from Portsmouth will terminate at St. Denys with replacement buses to/from Southampton Central

First Great Western services on the Cardiff - Bristol - Portsmouth route will be diverted via an alternative route between Romsey and Fareham, calling additionally at Chandler's Ford and Eastleigh. Replacement buses will operate between Romsey and Southampton Central.

Cross-Country trains will not operate between Southampton Airport Parkway and Bournemouth, use the alternative rail replacement bus services as outlined above.

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1. Re: Southampton Central - weekend rail line closures Spring 2014

Argh!!!!!! This seems to happen at least half the weekends in a year.

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2. Re: Southampton Central - weekend rail line closures Spring 2014

Thanks for sharing, typical the one weekend we were planning a rare trip to London is one of those dates! Will need to plan around it now as Central is so much closer to home,

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3. Re: Southampton Central - weekend rail line closures Spring 2014

Thanks for this info!

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4. Re: Southampton Central - weekend rail line closures Spring 2014

>>> Saturday 26 and Sunday 27 April <<<

>>> Saturday 3 May, Sunday 4 May and Holiday Monday 5 May. <<<

The information for those two weekends has changed.

The closures will now take place on the Sundays only, i.e. Sunday 27th April and Sunday 4th May.

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