Planned engineering

We are currently running amended train services across the network.

We may sometimes have to change our timetables so please check your journey details as close as possible to your date of travel.

If we do change things after you have bought a ticket, you can either use any reasonable alternative service, or claim a full refund.

The following planned engineering work may affect your journey:

Timetable changes

Summary of upcoming changes to train times:

Saturday 21 November 2020 to Friday 27 November 2020 - PDF
Saturday 28 November 2020 to Friday 4 December 2020 - PDF
Saturday 5 December to Friday 11 December 2020 - PDF
Saturday 12 December to Friday 18 December 2020 - PDF
Saturday 19 December to Friday 25 December 2020 - PDF
Saturday 26 December to Friday 1 January 2021 - PDF

2020

November

  • Bourne End to Marlow – Saturday 14 to Sunday 29 November

December

  • Penzance to Truro or St Ives – Saturday 5 to Thursday 10 December
  • Bristol Temple Meads to Bath Spa, Bristol Parkway or Severn Beach – Sunday 27 December
  • Redhill to Gatwick Airport – Sunday 27 December to Sunday 3 January

2021

January

  • Portsmouth Harbour to Fareham – Friday 1 to Sunday 3 January
  • St Erth to St Ives – Monday 4 January to Sunday 7 February
  • Swindon to Didcot Parkway/Reading – weekends of 9/10, 16/17 & 30/31 January
  • Portsmouth Harbour to Fareham – Sunday 17 to Sunday 24 January
  • Chippenham to Didcot Parkway/Reading – weekend of 23/24 January
  • Romsey to Fareham – Saturday 30 and Sunday 31 January

 Looking ahead

Further rail improvement work is planned in the spring affecting the following routes:

  • Romsey to Southampton Central – Saturday 13 to Friday 19 February
  • Castle Cary to Weymouth – Monday 15 to Friday 19 February
  • Bristol Temple Meads to Bath Spa – weekend of 20/21 February
  • Par to Truro – Monday 1 March to Friday 5 March
  • London Paddington to Reading – Sunday 7 March
  • Frome to Yeovil Pen Mill – Friday 2 to Monday 5 April
  • Castle Cary to Taunton – Friday 2 to Thursday 8 April
  • Romsey to Fareham – Friday 2 to Monday 5 April
  • Barnstaple to Crediton/Exeter St Davids – Saturday 10 to Sunday 18 April

Due to the ongoing Covid-19 situation, Network Rail is reviewing all its maintenance and upgrade schemes. 

Please check this page regularly to keep up to date with any changes.

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Refunds and compensation

You may be able to get your money back if you bought a ticket but did not travel, or were delayed by 15 minutes or more.

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