Christmas / New Year service

South Western Railway will run the following pattern of service over the Holiday period from 22 December 2017 to 3 January 2019.
Other operators may run different levels of service and may be affected by major engineering projects over the holiday period. Please check their publicity before you travel.
Please select one of the dates below for information about our services on that day and for alterations due to planned engineering work.

Saturday 22 December 2018
Sunday 23 December 2018
Monday 24 December 2018

South Western Railway and Island Line will run NO SERVICE on Christmas Day or Boxing Day.

The railway does not shut down over the Christmas period.
Network Rail may run engineering or maintenance trains and the conductor rail will remain “live” at all times.
It is never safe to go on the tracks.

Thursday/Friday 27/28 December 2018
Saturday 29 December 2018
Sunday 30 December 2018
Monday 31 December 2018
Tuesday 1 January 2019
Wednesday 2 and Thursday 3 January 2019

From 4 January 2019 South Western Railway and Island Line will run the normal timetable.

Details of Christmas and New Year holiday alterations to our services will soon be available from on-line Journey Planners or from National Rail Enquiries.