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No trains will operate between Chessington South and Malden Manor between 5-28 August 2017.

During this time, an enhanced rail replacement bus service will call at these stations and carry passengers to Worcester Park for travel towards London. Your journey will be extended by up to 45 minutes.

If you will be travelling from any of these stations during this time, please allow extra time to complete your journey.

More details on replacement bus frequencies and times will be provided in due course.

You may also wish to consider:

  • Travel earlier or later than normal. If you will be catching a train from Worcester Park, or another station please keep in mind the busiest trains arrive into London between 8 and 9am and leave London between 5.30 and 6.30pm. To help you travel outside of these times we will provide longer trains for extended periods
  • Not travelling. If you are able to do so, you might want to consider working from home or planning a summer holiday for some or all of this time

Why is the Chessington branch closed?
As a result of the reduced capacity available into London Waterloo, we unfortunately have to reduce the number of trains travelling into London Waterloo. The Chessington line will be closed and passengers will be provided with an enhanced bus replacement service to Worcester Park for onward travel to London.

The works taking place will allow longer 10-carriage trains to serve the Chessington line from December 2017.

No trains will call at Norbiton between 5-28 August 2017.

Passengers are advised to travel from alternative nearby stations, including Kingston and New Malden, or by alternative transport.

During the planned works, roads in the surrounding area will be busier. Local buses to Kingston and New Malden will also be busier than usual. Please plan ahead and allow extra time for your journey.

If you will be travelling during this time, you may also wish to consider:

  • Check the advice for other stations nearby. They might have more frequent or less crowded trains.
  • Travel earlier or later than normal. If you will be catching a train from a neighbouring station, please keep in mind the busiest trains arrive into London between 8 and 9am and leave London between 5.30 and 6.30pm. To help you travel outside of these times we will provide longer trains for extended periods
  • Not travelling. If you are able to do so, you might want to consider working from home or planning a summer holiday for some or all of this time

 Why is Norbiton station closed?

As a result of the reduced capacity available into London Waterloo, we unfortunately have to reduce the number of trains travelling into London Waterloo.

Trains will not run between Kingston and New Malden during this time and services from Kingston will travel into London via Twickenham and Richmond, extending journey times.

Trains from New Malden to London are also expected to be very busy.

This is required as trains will need to travel into central London on different lines compared to normal. Passengers are advised to travel using alternative nearby stations and leave extra time for their journey.

The works taking place will allow longer 10-carriage trains to call at Norbiton from December 2017. 

No trains will call at Queenstown Road between 5-28 August 2017.

Passengers are advised to use nearby alternative stations, or by alternative transport.   

During the planned works, roads in the surrounding area will be busier. Local buses and alternative stations will also be busier than usual. Please plan ahead and allow extra time for your journey.

If you will be travelling during this time, you may also wish to consider:

  • Check the advice for other stations nearby. They might have more frequent or less crowded trains.
  • Travel earlier or later than normal. If you will be catching a train from a neighbouring station please keep in mind the busiest trains arrive into London between 8 and 9am and leave London between 5.30 and 6.30pm. To help you travel outside of these times we will provide longer trains for extended periods
  • Not travelling. If you are able to do so, you might want to consider working from home or planning a summer holiday for some or all of this time

Why is Queenstown Road closed? 

As a result of the reduced train paths during this time, trains calling at Queenstown Road would stop all other trains behind them, significantly reducing and disrupting the overall service we can provide.

Passengers who usually travel from Queenstown Road can use alternative nearby stations, alternative transport, such as local buses.

The works taking place will allow longer 10-carriage trains to call at Queenstown Road from December 2017. 

Between 5-28 August 2017 inclusive, no trains will call at Earlsfield station on weekdays, in either direction, during the mornings and evenings.

Therefore, the station will be closed until 1000 and again from 1630 to 1930. 

Trains will stop at Earlsfield in both directions between 10.00am and 16.30pm and after 19.30pm.

During the planned works, roads in the surrounding area will be busier. Local buses to Earlsfield, Clapham Junction, Vauxhall and London Waterloo will also be busier than usual. The Victoria line from Vauxhall, the Northern line from Tooting Broadway and the District line from East Putney will also be very busy during the works.

We are working with Transport for London to help passengers in Earlsfield travel during this time and further information will be provided in due course.

Please plan ahead and allow extra time for your journey.

If you are travelling during the mornings and evenings during this time, you can take a bus to the following destinations: :

  •  Clapham Junction for South West Trains, Southern or London Overground services to Central London
  • Vauxhall for Victoria Line services
  • Bus to London Waterloo for onwards connections

Passengers should remember that Vauxhall and Clapham Junction will have fewer South West Trains services than normal and there are likely to be queues at these stations.

You may wish to consider:

  • Trains will call at Earlsfield between 10am and 4.30pm and after 7.30pm. You may wish to catch a train from Earlsfield between these times.
  • Travelling from a different station or by using an alternative form of transport
  • If you are organising a summer holiday or are able to work from home, you might want to keep these changes in mind.

Why is Earlsfield station closed during the busiest times of the day?

As a result of the reduced capacity during the works at London Waterloo, the frequency of trains calling at Earlsfield would have to reduce from 18 trains per hour to just eight. We appreciate how busy Earlsfield station is and given the reduced train service, passengers would find it extremely difficult to board trains during the mornings and evenings.

As a result, Earlsfield station and platforms would become extremely overcrowded and potentially dangerous; particularly as the layout of the station does not leave space for passengers to safely wait or queue elsewhere.

We are therefore advising passengers well in advance to consider their options. That could include changing your usual work or travel patterns, using an alternative station or local bus services.

Please remember, this work will allow longer, 10-carriages trains to call at Earlsfield, providing more space for passengers. From December 2017, more than three quarters of trains calling at Earlsfield will made up of 10 carriages as opposed to 8. 

 

Significantly fewer trains will call at this station from 5-28 August 2017 inclusive.

As a result:

  • You may be asked to queue outside the station
  • The train you usually catch may not be running
  • Services will be much busier than usual
  • Your journey may take longer
  • You may not be able to board the first train when you arrive

For more detailed information regarding specific services from this station, please visit our Train Service Information page.

If you are travelling from this station between the 5 and 28 August, please keep these tips in mind: 

  • Check the advice for other stations nearby. They might have more frequent or less crowded trains
  • Travel slightly earlier or later than normal. The busiest trains arrive into London between 8 and 9am and leave London between 5.30 and 6.30pm. To help you travel outside of these times we will provide longer trains for extended periods
  • Not travelling. If you are able to do so, you might want to consider working from home or planning a summer holiday for some or all of this time

Please visit our ‘Useful Links’ to find out more and Please Plan Ahead for the temporary changes to South West Trains services this summer.

Fewer trains than usual will call here between the 5 and 28 August 2017 inclusive.

As a result:

  • The train you usually catch may not be running
  • Services will be busier than usual
  • Your journey may take longer

For more detailed information regarding specific services from this station, please visit our Train Service Information page.

If you are travelling from this station between the 5 and 28 August, please keep these tips in mind: 

  • Travel earlier or later than normal. The busiest trains arrive into London between 8 and 9am and leave London between 5.30 and 6.30pm. To help you travel outside of these times we will provide longer trains for extended periods
  • Not travelling. If you are able to do so, you might want to consider working from home or planning a summer holiday for some or all of this time

Trains calling at this station between 5 and 28 August 2017, particularly during the busiest times of the day, are likely to be busier than usual as passengers who usually travel from alternative stations may temporarily travel from here. Some journeys may also take longer.

Please also remember fewer trains will be running overall. So, if you are travelling home in the evening, particularly from London, your train will be busier than usual, you may have to queue and your journey may take longer.

Trains will run with the maximum number of carriages wherever possible.

For more detailed information regarding specific services from this station, please visit our Train Service Information page.

If you are travelling from this station between the 5 and 28 August, please keep these tips in mind: 

  • Travel earlier or later than normal. The busiest trains arrive into London between 8 and 9am and leave London between 5.30 and 6.30pm. To help you travel outside of these times we will provide longer trains for extended periods
  • Not travelling. If you are able to do so, you might want to consider working from home or planning a summer holiday for some or all of this time

Significantly fewer trains will arrive and depart from London Waterloo between 5-28 August 2017 inclusive.

In addition:

  • The main concourse will be exceptionally busy, particularly during the afternoon and evening when passengers are typically travelling home
  • Even if your morning journey is not affected, you will have to wait to board a train
  • We may take measures to stop the station becoming overcrowded, including restricting or closing entrances
  • The train you usually catch may not be running
  • Services will be much busier than usual
  • Your journey may take longer

 For more detailed information regarding specific services from this station, please visit our Train Service Information page.

If you are travelling from this station between the 5 and 28 August, please keep these tips in mind: 

  • Travel earlier or later than normal. The busiest trains arrive into London between 8 and 9am and leave London between 5.30 and 6.30pm. To help you travel outside of these times we will provide longer trains for extended periods
  • Not travelling. If you are able to do so, you might want to consider working from home or planning a summer holiday for some or all of this time

 Please visit our ‘Useful Links’ to find out more and Please Plan Ahead for the temporary changes to South West Trains services this summer.

Significantly fewer South West Trains services will call at this station from 5-28 August 2017 inclusive.

During this time, roads in the surrounding area will be busier and local buses to and from Clapham Junction will also be busier than usual. London Overground and Southern services are not affected but we expect them to also be busier than usual.

As a result:

  • You may be asked to queue outside the station
  • The train you usually catch may not be running
  • Your services may usual a different platform than usual
  • Services will be much busier
  • Your journey may take longer

Please plan ahead and allow extra time for your journey.

For more detailed information regarding specific services from this station, please visit our Train Service Information page.

If you are travelling from this station between the 5 and 28 August, please keep these tips in mind: 

  • Check the advice for other stations nearby. They might have more frequent or less crowded trains.
  • Travel earlier or later than normal. The busiest trains arrive into London between 8 and 9am and leave London between 5.30 and 6.30pm. To help you travel outside of these times we will provide longer trains for extended periods
  • Not travelling. If you are able to do so, you might want to consider working from home or planning a summer holiday for some or all of this time

Between 5 and 28 August, Vauxhall station will be partially closed.

Platforms 7 & 8 at Vauxhall will be closed and significantly fewer trains will call here. As a result, Vauxhall station is expected to be exceptionally busy.

Roads in the surrounding area, local buses and the Victoria line will also be busier than usual. Please plan ahead and allow extra time for your journey.

As platforms 7 & 8 at Vauxhall will be closed throughout this time, Suburban services to and from the following stations will not call at Vauxhall, in either direction.

  • Guildford (via Leatherhead or via Cobham & Stoke D’Abernon)
  • Hampton Court
  • Wimbledon
  • All stations to Woking

Passengers who travel on these services and usually travel board or leave the train at Vauxhall should instead travel to and from London Waterloo. They are strongly advised not to try and change at Clapham Junction as that station will also be exceptionally busy and a queuing system is likely to be in place.

Please plan ahead and allow extra time for your journey.

Please also keep in mind:

  • You may be asked to queue outside the station
  • The train you usually catch may not be running
  • Your services may usual a different platform than usual
  • Services will be much busier
  • Your journey may take longer
  • You may not be able to board the first train when you arrive

For more detailed information regarding specific services from this station, please visit our Train Service Information page.

If you are travelling from this station between the 5 and 28 August, please keep these tips in mind:

  • Check the advice for other stations nearby. They might have more frequent or less crowded trains.
  • Travel earlier or later than normal. The busiest trains arrive into London between 8 and 9am and leave London between 5.30 and 6.30pm. To help you travel outside of these times we will provide longer trains for extended periods
  • Not travelling. If you are able to do so, you might want to consider working from home or planning a summer holiday for some or all of this time

Please visit our links below to find out more and Please Plan Ahead for the temporary changes to South West Trains services this summer. 

Significantly fewer trains will arrive and depart from Kingston between 5-28 August 2017 inclusive.

All trains to London Waterloo will run via Twickenham and Richmond, extending journey times by approximately 20 minutes.

Trains will also depart from Platform 1 and 2 only.

This is required as the capacity of track into London is significantly reduced and trains will need to travel into central London on different lines compared to normal. Norbiton station is closed throughout this time for the same reason.  

In addition:

  • You may be asked to queue outside the station
  • The train you usually catch may not be running
  • Services will be much busier
  • You may not be able to board the first train when you arrive

For more detailed information regarding specific services from this station, please visit our Train Service Information page.

During the planned works, roads in the surrounding area will be busier. Local buses to and from Kingston will also be busier than usual. The District line from Wimbledon will also be busier than normal. Please plan ahead and allow extra time for your journey.

If you are travelling from this station between the 5 and 28 August, please keep these tips in mind: 

  • Check the advice for other stations nearby. They might have more frequent or less crowded trains.
  • Travel earlier or later than normal. The busiest trains arrive into London between 8 and 9am and leave London between 5.30 and 6.30pm. To help you travel outside of these times we will provide longer trains for extended periods
  • Not travelling. If you are able to do so, you might want to consider working from home or planning a summer holiday for some or all of this time

Please visit our links on the right hand side/top of this page to find out more and Please Plan Ahead for the temporary changes to South West Trains services this summer.

Surbiton station is expected to be extremely busy between the 5 and 28 August 2017 inclusive.

Fewer trains will call during this time and passengers who may usually travel from other nearby stations may choose to travel from here.

During the planned works, roads in the surrounding area will be busier. Local buses to and from Surbiton will also be busier than usual. Please plan ahead and allow extra time for your journey.

As a result:

  • You may be asked to queue outside the station
  • The train you usually catch may not be running
  • Services will be much busier
  • You may not be able to board the first train when you arrive

For more detailed information regarding specific services from this station, please visit our Train Service Information page.

If you are travelling from this station between the 5 and 28 August, please keep these tips in mind: 

  • Check the advice for other stations nearby. They might have more frequent or less crowded trains.
  • Travel earlier or later than normal. The busiest trains arrive into London between 8 and 9am and leave London between 5.30 and 6.30pm. To help you travel outside of these times we will provide longer trains for extended periods
  • Not travelling. If you are able to do so, you might want to consider working from home or planning a summer holiday for some or all of this time

Please visit our links on the right hand side/top of this page to find out more and Please Plan Ahead for the temporary changes to South West Trains services this summer.

Significantly fewer trains will arrive and depart from Hampton Wick between 5-28 August 2017 inclusive.

All trains to London Waterloo will run via Twickenham and Richmond, extending journey times by approximately 15 minutes and will depart from Platform 2.

This is required as the capacity of track into London is significantly reduced and trains will need to travel into central London on alternative lines.  

In addition:

  • The train you usually catch may not be running
  • Services will be busier

For more detailed information regarding specific services from this station, please visit our Train Service Information page.

If you are travelling from this station between the 5 and 28 August, please keep these tips in mind: 

  • Check the advice for other stations nearby. They might have more frequent or less crowded trains.
  • Travel earlier or later than normal. The busiest trains arrive into London between 8 and 9am and leave London between 5.30 and 6.30pm. To help you travel outside of these times we will provide longer trains for extended periods
  • Not travelling. If you are able to do so, you might want to consider working from home or planning a summer holiday for some or all of this time

Please visit our links on the right hand side/top of this page to find out more and Please Plan Ahead for the temporary changes to South West Trains services this summer.

Significantly fewer trains will arrive and depart from Teddington between 5-28 August 2017 inclusive.

All trains to London Waterloo will run via Twickenham and Richmond, extending journey times by approximately 15 minutes and will depart from Platform 1. 

This is required as the capacity of track into London is significantly reduced and trains will need to travel into central London on alternative lines.  

In addition:

  • The train you usually catch may not be running
  • Services will be much busier

For more detailed information regarding specific services from this station, please visit our Train Service Information page.

If you are travelling from this station between the 5 and 28 August, please keep these tips in mind: 

  • Check the advice for other stations nearby. They might have more frequent or less crowded trains.
  • Travel earlier or later than normal. The busiest trains arrive into London between 8 and 9am and leave London between 5.30 and 6.30pm. To help you travel outside of these times we will provide longer trains for extended periods
  • Not travelling. If you are able to do so, you might want to consider working from home or planning a summer holiday for some or all of this time

Please visit our links on the right hand side/top of this page to find out more and Please Plan Ahead for the temporary changes to South West Trains services this summer.

Stoneleigh station will maintain the usual frequency of weekday trains between 5 and 28 August 2016.

However, due to the reduced capacity at many surrounding stations we expect the station itself and services to and from this station to be much busier than usual.

As a result:

  • You may be asked to queue outside the station
  • Services will be much busier
  • You may not be able to board the first train when you arrive

For more detailed information regarding specific services from this station, please visit our Train Service Information page.

If you are travelling from this station between the 5 and 28 August, please keep these tips in mind: 

  • Check the advice for other stations nearby. They might have more frequent or less crowded trains.
  • Travel earlier or later than normal. The busiest trains arrive into London between 8 and 9am and leave London between 5.30 and 6.30pm. To help you travel outside of these times we will provide longer trains for extended periods
  • Not travelling. If you are able to do so, you might want to consider working from home or planning a summer holiday for some or all of this time

Please visit our links on the right hand side/top of this page to find out more and Please Plan Ahead for the temporary changes to South West Trains services this summer.

Fewer trains will arrive and depart from Shepperton between 5-28 August inclusive.

There will also be changes to journey times and routes into central London, as a result of Norbiton being closed.

In the morning, two trains per hour will call all stations Shepperton to Fulwell and then direct to Twickenham. In the evening, two trains per hour will run direct from Twickenham to Fulwell and then all stations to Shepperton.

All other services heading into London will go to Kingston, before turning round and running to London via Twickenham and Richmond. This will add approximately 30 minutes to your typical journey.

Unfortunately, this is necessary as the capacity of track into London is significantly reduced and some trains will need to travel into London on alternative lines.  

For more detailed information regarding specific services from this station, please visit our Train Service Information page.

If you are travelling from this station between the 5 and 28 August, please keep these tips in mind: 

  • Check the advice for other stations nearby. They might have more frequent or less crowded trains.
  • Travel earlier or later than normal. The busiest trains arrive into London between 8 and 9am and leave London between 5.30 and 6.30pm. To help you travel outside of these times we will provide longer trains for extended periods
  • Not travelling. If you are able to do so, you might want to consider working from home or planning a summer holiday for some or all of this time

Please visit our links on the right hand side/top of this page to find out more and Please Plan Ahead for the temporary changes to South West Trains services this summer.

Fewer trains will arrive and depart from Upper Halliford between 5-28 August inclusive.

There will also be changes to journey times and routes into central London, as a result of Norbiton being closed.

In the morning, two trains per hour will call all stations Shepperton to Fulwell and then direct to Twickenham. In the evening, two trains per hour will run direct from Twickenham to Fulwell and then all stations to Shepperton.

All other services heading into London will go to Kingston, before turning round and running to London via Twickenham and Richmond. This will add approximately 30 minutes to your typical journey.

Unfortunately, this is necessary as the capacity of track into London is significantly reduced and some trains will need to travel into London on alternative lines.  

For more detailed information regarding specific services from this station, please visit our Train Service Information page.

If you are travelling from this station between the 5 and 28 August, please keep these tips in mind: 

  • Check the advice for other stations nearby. They might have more frequent or less crowded trains.
  • Travel  earlier or later than normal. The busiest trains arrive into London between 8 and 9am and leave London between 5.30 and 6.30pm. To help you travel outside of these times we will provide longer trains for extended periods
  • Not travelling. If you are able to do so, you might want to consider working from home or planning a summer holiday for some or all of this time

Please visit our links on the right hand side/top of this page to find out more and Please Plan Ahead for the temporary changes to South West Trains services this summer.

Fewer trains will arrive and depart from Sunbury between 5-28 August inclusive.

There will also be changes to journey times and routes into central London, as a result of Norbiton being closed.

In the morning, two trains per hour will call all stations Shepperton to Fulwell and then direct to Twickenham. In the evening, two trains per hour will run direct from Twickenham to Fulwell and then all stations to Shepperton.

All other services heading into London will go to Kingston, before turning round and running to London via Twickenham and Richmond. This will add approximately 20 minutes to your typical journey.

Unfortunately, this is necessary as the capacity of track into London is significantly reduced and some trains will need to travel into London on alternative lines.  

For more detailed information regarding specific services from this station, please visit our Train Service Information page.

If you are travelling from this station between the 5 and 28 August, please keep these tips in mind: 

  • Check the advice for other stations nearby. They might have more frequent or less crowded trains.
  • Travel earlier or later than normal. The busiest trains arrive into London between 8 and 9am and leave London between 5.30 and 6.30pm. To help you travel outside of these times we will provide longer trains for extended periods
  • Not travelling. If you are able to do so, you might want to consider working from home or planning a summer holiday for some or all of this time

Please visit our links on the right hand side/top of this page to find out more and Please Plan Ahead for the temporary changes to South West Trains services this summer.

Fewer trains will arrive and depart from Kempton Park between 5-28 August inclusive.

There will also be changes to journey times and routes into central London, as a result of Norbiton being closed.

In the morning, two trains per hour will call all stations Shepperton to Fulwell and then direct to Twickenham. In the evening, two trains per hour will run direct from Twickenham to Fulwell and then all stations to Shepperton.

All other services heading into London will go to Kingston, before turning round and running to London via Twickenham and Richmond. This will add approximately 20 minutes to your typical journey.

Unfortunately, this is necessary as the capacity of track into London is significantly reduced and some trains will need to travel into London on alternative lines.  

For more detailed information regarding specific services from this station, please visit our Train Service Information page.

If you are travelling from this station between the 5 and 28 August, please keep these tips in mind: 

  • Check the advice for other stations nearby. They might have more frequent or less crowded trains.
  • Travel earlier or later than normal. The busiest trains arrive into London between 8 and 9am and leave London between 5.30 and 6.30pm. To help you travel outside of these times we will provide longer trains for extended periods
  • Not travelling. If you are able to do so, you might want to consider working from home or planning a summer holiday for some or all of this time

Please visit our links on the right hand side/top of this page to find out more and Please Plan Ahead for the temporary changes to South West Trains services this summer.

Fewer trains will arrive and depart from Hampton between 5-28 August inclusive.

In the morning, two trains per hour to London Waterloo will go to Kingston, before turning round and running to London via Twickenham and Richmond. This will add approximately 40 minutes to your usual journey.

Unfortunately, this is necessary as the capacity of track into London is significantly reduced and some trains will need to travel into London on alternative lines.  

For more detailed information regarding specific services from this station, please visit our Train Service Information page.

If you are travelling from this station between the 5 and 28 August, please keep these tips in mind: 

  • Check the advice for other stations nearby. They might have more frequent or less crowded trains.
  • Travel earlier or later than normal. The busiest trains arrive into London between 8 and 9am and leave London between 5.30 and 6.30pm. To help you travel outside of these times we will provide longer trains for extended periods
  • Not travelling. If you are able to do so, you might want to consider working from home or planning a summer holiday for some or all of this time

Please visit our links on the right hand side/top of this page to find out more and Please Plan Ahead for the temporary changes to South West Trains services this summer.

Fewer trains will arrive and depart from Fulwell between 5-28 August inclusive.

There will also be changes to journey times and routes into central London, as a result of Norbiton being closed.

In the morning, two trains per hour will call all stations Shepperton to Fulwell and then direct to Twickenham. In the evening, two trains per hour will run direct from Twickenham to Fulwell and then all stations to Shepperton.

All other services heading into London will go to Kingston, before turning round and running to London via Twickenham and Richmond. This will add approximately 20 minutes to your typical journey.

Unfortunately, this is necessary as the capacity of track into London is significantly reduced and some trains will need to travel into London on alternative lines.  

For more detailed information regarding specific services from this station, please visit our Train Service Information page.

If you are travelling from this station between the 5 and 28 August, please keep these tips in mind: 

  • Check the advice for other stations nearby. They might have more frequent or less crowded trains.
  • Travel earlier or later than normal. The busiest trains arrive into London between 8 and 9am and leave London between 5.30 and 6.30pm. To help you travel outside of these times we will provide longer trains for extended periods
  • Not travelling. If you are able to do so, you might want to consider working from home or planning a summer holiday for some or all of this time

Please visit our links on the right hand side/top of this page to find out more and Please Plan Ahead for the temporary changes to South West Trains services this summer.

Fewer trains to and from London Waterloo than usual will call here between the 5 and 28 August inclusive.

However, one train per hour will divert at Basingstoke and travel to Reading from where passengers can travel with Great Western Railway to London Paddington.

Total journey time will be approximately 90 minutes and your South West Trains ticket will be valid.

If you choose to travel with South West Trains into London Waterloo, please remember:

-          The train you usually catch may not be running

-          Services will be busier than usual

-          Your journey may take longer

-          Travelling back from London Waterloo? Please keep in mind the station and the train itself will be extremely busy and you should allow extra time

For more detailed information regarding specific services from this station, please visit our Train Service Information page.

If you are travelling from this station between the 5 and 28 August, please keep these tips in mind: 

  • Check the advice for other stations nearby. They might have more frequent or less crowded trains.
  • Travel slightly earlier or later than normal. The busiest trains arrive into London between 8 and 9am and leave London between 5.30 and 6.30pm. To help you travel outside of these times we will provide longer trains for extended periods
  • Not travelling. If you are able to do so, you might want to consider working from home or planning a summer holiday for some or all of this time

There will be no South West Trains services from this station during this time.

Southern services into London Victoria will continue.

For information on Southern services, please visit: www.southernrailway.com

If you are travelling from this station between the 5 and 28 August, please keep these tips in mind: 

  • Check the advice for other stations nearby. They might have more frequent or less crowded trains.
  • Travel earlier or later than normal. The busiest trains arrive into London between 8 and 9am and leave London between 5.30 and 6.30pm. To help you travel outside of these times we will provide longer trains for extended periods
  • Not travelling. If you are able to do so, you might want to consider working from home or planning a summer holiday for some or all of this time

There will be no South West Trains services from this station during this time.

Southern services into London Victoria will continue.

For information on Southern services, please visit: www.southernrailway.com

If you are travelling from this station between the 5 and 28 August, please keep these tips in mind: 

  • Check the advice for other stations nearby. They might have more frequent or less crowded trains.
  • Travel earlier or later than normal. The busiest trains arrive into London between 8 and 9am and leave London between 5.30 and 6.30pm. To help you travel outside of these times we will provide longer trains for extended periods
  • Not travelling. If you are able to do so, you might want to consider working from home or planning a summer holiday for some or all of this time

Fewer trains to and from London Waterloo than usual will call here between the 5 and 28 August inclusive.

However, one train per hour will divert at Basingstoke and travel to Reading from where passengers can travel with Great Western Railway to London Paddington.

Total journey time will be approximately 90 minutes and your South West Trains ticket will be valid.

If you choose to travel with South West Trains into London Waterloo, please remember:

-          The train you usually catch may not be running

-          Services will be busier than usual

-          Your journey may take longer

-          Travelling back from London Waterloo? Please keep in mind the station and the train itself will be extremely busy and you should allow extra time

For more detailed information regarding specific services from this station, please visit our Train Service Information page.

If you are travelling from this station between the 5 and 28 August, please keep these tips in mind: 

  • Check the advice for other stations nearby. They might have more frequent or less crowded trains.
  • Travel slightly earlier or later than normal. The busiest trains arrive into London between 8 and 9am and leave London between 5.30 and 6.30pm. To help you travel outside of these times we will provide longer trains for extended periods
  • Not travelling. If you are able to do so, you might want to consider working from home or planning a summer holiday for some or all of this time

Fewer trains to and from London Waterloo than usual will call here between the 5 and 28 August inclusive.

However, one train per hour will divert at Basingstoke and travel to Reading from where passengers can travel with Great Western Railway to London Paddington.

Total journey time will be approximately 60 minutes and your South West Trains ticket will be valid.

If you choose to travel with South West Trains into London Waterloo, please remember:

-          The train you usually catch may not be running

-          Services will be busier than usual

-          Your journey may take longer

-          Travelling back from London Waterloo? Please keep in mind the station and the train itself will be extremely busy and you should allow extra time

For more detailed information regarding specific services from this station, please visit our Train Service Information page.

If you are travelling from this station between the 5 and 28 August, please keep these tips in mind: 

  • Check the advice for other stations nearby. They might have more frequent or less crowded trains.
  • Travel slightly earlier or later than normal. The busiest trains arrive into London between 8 and 9am and leave London between 5.30 and 6.30pm. To help you travel outside of these times we will provide longer trains for extended periods
  • Not travelling. If you are able to do so, you might want to consider working from home or planning a summer holiday for some or all of this time

Fewer trains to and from London Waterloo than usual will call here between the 5 and 28 August inclusive.

However, one train per hour will divert at Basingstoke and travel to Reading from where passengers can travel with Great Western Railway to London Paddington.

Total journey time will be approximately 50 minutes and your South West Trains ticket will be valid.

If you choose to travel with South West Trains into London Waterloo, please remember:

  • The train you usually catch may not be running
  • Services will be busier than usual
  • Your journey may take longer
  • Travelling back from London Waterloo? Please keep in mind the station and the train itself will be extremely busy and you should allow extra time

For more detailed information regarding specific services from this station, please visit our Train Service Information page.

If you are travelling from this station between the 5 and 28 August, please keep these tips in mind: 

  • Check the advice for other stations nearby. They might have more frequent or less crowded trains.
  • Travel slightly earlier or later than normal. The busiest trains arrive into London between 8 and 9am and leave London between 5.30 and 6.30pm. To help you travel outside of these times we will provide longer trains for extended periods
  • Not travelling. If you are able to do so, you might want to consider working from home or planning a summer holiday for some or all of this time

Fewer trains to and from London Waterloo than usual will call here between the 5 and 28 August inclusive.

However, one train per hour will divert at Basingstoke and travel to Reading from where passengers can travel with Great Western Railway to London Paddington.

Total journey time will be approximately 75 minutes and your South West Trains ticket will be valid.

If you choose to travel with South West Trains into London Waterloo, please remember:

  • The train you usually catch may not be running
  • Services will be busier than usual
  • Your journey may take longer
  • Travelling back from London Waterloo? Please keep in mind the station and the train itself will be extremely busy and you should allow extra time

For more detailed information regarding specific services from this station, please visit our Train Service Information page.

If you are travelling from this station between the 5 and 28 August, please keep these tips in mind: 

  • Check the advice for other stations nearby. They might have more frequent or less crowded trains.
  • Travel slightly earlier or later than normal. The busiest trains arrive into London between 8 and 9am and leave London between 5.30 and 6.30pm. To help you travel outside of these times we will provide longer trains for extended periods
  • Not travelling. If you are able to do so, you might want to consider working from home or planning a summer holiday for some or all of this time

Great Western Railway will be accepting South West Trains ticket holders on services to London Paddington throughout this time.

Any passengers who usually travel from Reading to London Waterloo are strongly advised to travel with GWR into London Paddington.

For information on GWR services, please visit: www.gwr.com

Twickenham Station will maintain the usual frequency of weekday trains between 5 and 28 August 2017.

However, due to the reduced capacity at many surrounding stations we expect the station itself and services to and from this station to be much busier than usual.

As a result:

  • You may be asked to queue outside the station
  • Services will be much busier
  • You may not be able to board the first train when you arrive

For more detailed information regarding specific services from this station, please visit our Train Service Information page.

If you are travelling from this station between the 5 and 28 August, please keep these tips in mind: 

  • Check the advice for other stations nearby. They might have more frequent or less crowded trains.
  • Travel earlier or later than normal. The busiest trains arrive into London between 8 and 9am and leave London between 5.30 and 6.30pm. To help you travel outside of these times we will provide longer trains for extended periods
  • Not travelling. If you are able to do so, you might want to consider working from home or planning a summer holiday for some or all of this time

Please visit our links on the right hand side/top of this page to find out more and Please Plan Ahead for the temporary changes to South West Trains services this summer.

Wandsworth Town station will maintain the usual frequency of weekday trains between 5 and 28 August 2017.

However, due to the reduced capacity at many surrounding stations we expect the station itself and services to and from this station to be much busier than usual.

During the planned works, roads in the surrounding area will be busier. Local buses to and from Wandsworth Town will also be busier than usual. The District line from East Putney and Putney Bridge will also be busier than normal. Please plan ahead and allow extra time for your journey.

As a result:

  • You may be asked to queue outside the station
  • Services will be much busier
  • You may not be able to board the first train when you arrive

For more detailed information regarding specific services from this station, please visit our Train Service Information page.

If you are travelling from this station between the 5 and 28 August, please keep these tips in mind: 

  • Check the advice for other stations nearby. They might have more frequent or less crowded trains.
  • Travel earlier or later than normal. The busiest trains arrive into London between 8 and 9am and leave London between 5.30 and 6.30pm. To help you travel outside of these times we will provide longer trains for extended periods
  • Not travelling. If you are able to do so, you might want to consider working from home or planning a summer holiday for some or all of this time

Please visit our links on the right hand side/top of this page to find out more and Please Plan Ahead for the temporary changes to South West Trains services this summer.

Barnes station will maintain the usual frequency of weekday trains between 5 and 28 August 2017.

However, due to the reduced capacity at many surrounding stations we expect the station itself and services to and from this station to be much busier than usual.

As a result:

  • Services will be much busier
  • You may not be able to board the first train when you arrive

For more detailed information regarding specific services from this station, please visit our Train Service Information page.

If you are travelling from this station between the 5 and 28 August, please keep these tips in mind: 

  • Check the advice for other stations nearby. They might have more frequent or less crowded trains.
  • Travel earlier or later than normal. The busiest trains arrive into London between 8 and 9am and leave London between 5.30 and 6.30pm. To help you travel outside of these times we will provide longer trains for extended periods
  • Not travelling. If you are able to do so, you might want to consider working from home or planning a summer holiday for some or all of this time

Please visit our links on the right hand side/top of this page to find out more and Please Plan Ahead for the temporary changes to South West Trains services this summer.

This summer, between 5 and 28 August inclusive, fewer South West Trains services will run while work starts to extend platforms at London Waterloo. This will allow longer trains with more seats and more space for passengers.

There will also be works on a number of weekends throughout 2017 which will also reduce the number of trains in service. To check your journey at weekends, please visit Planned Engineering Works

During August, the impact on your journey will vary depending on when and where you travel but as fewer trains will be running your journey might be changed in the following ways, even if you are not travelling into London:

  • The majority of stations will have fewer train services
  • Services and stations will be busier than usual, especially in the morning and evening peaks on weekdays
  • Some journeys are likely to take longer
  • There will be queuing systems outside some stations
  • A small number of stations will be closed
  •  Other operators’ services will also be busier while passengers take alternative routes, including London Underground.

Please plan ahead by selecting your home station from the drop down list above to get more detailed information.

There will be changes to your journeys but we are doing everything we can to reduce inconvenience and make your journey as smooth as possible, including:

  • Run longer trains throughout the day to provide more space and help you travel outside of the busiest times
  • Temporarily open platforms 20-24 (the former Waterloo International Terminal) to reduce some of the impact of closing platforms 1-9
  • Continue to provide information in advance to help you plan your journey
  • Work round the clock to finish the works as quickly as possible

Below, you will find more information on the improvements these works will provide for our passengers. On the right, our ‘Frequent Links’ include draft train service information and answers to frequently asked questions.

Thank you. 

What is the Waterloo & South West Upgrade?

We are investing over £800million to provide the biggest package of improvements for passengers travelling on the railway to and from London Waterloo for decades.

The number of passenger journeys on this line has more than doubled in the last twenty years to 234million and is expected to increase by a further 40% by 2043.

 

At London Waterloo we are working to:

  • Create a spacious, modern and accessible station concourse by rebuilding the former Waterloo International Terminal.
  • Increase services by bringing platforms 20–24 back into use and introducing modern facilities along with new track and signalling.
  • Allow longer ten-carriage trains to run to suburban routes by extending platforms 1–4.

Across the network, the Waterloo & South West Upgrade will bring:

  • Longer platforms for longer trains, at a number of stations on the Reading line.
  • 30 brand new trains, providing 150 extra carriages between London Waterloo and Windsor.
  • New technology to make trains more efficient and improve punctuality.
  • Improvements to depots and maintenance facilities to look after the network’s biggest ever fleet of trains.

This is the biggest investment to this railway for decades. It will provide a bigger and better London Waterloo, with improved facilities and also provide space for 30% more passengers during the busiest times of the day. This investment will also pave the way for providing more space and journeys for longer distance passengers in the near future.

Waterloo & South West Upgrade - 2017 leaflet.pdf

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