Three Rivers Rail - Spring Walks

Three Rivers Rail have announced two FREE guided nature walks with local wildlife photographer Bob Painton.

They are on Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th April starting from Swaythling Railway Station.


Click on the image for a full size poster with more details.

Also announced is another guided walk on April 27th.

This one starts and finishes at Romsey Station and takes in Fishlake Meadows Local Nature Reserve.

The tour will be guided by Elizabeth Pratt of the Romsey and District Society Natural Environment Committee.

Click the image for a poster with more details.


Eastleigh to Marwell Zoo Bus Service

The Marwell bus service starts up again on Saturday 6th April 2019. The service links up with Eastleigh Railway Station and Southampton Airport Parkway Station. Using the train entitles ticket holders to a discount on the bus, and using the bus entitles ticket holders to a discount at Marwell Zoo. The service will operate daily during school holidays and weekends. It is even possible to board the service in Southampton.

A leaflet with full details is available here, and in the side links.

South Western Railway

On 19 May 2019, South Western Railway will be introducing changes to its timetable, adding over 300 train services per week across the network.

If you would like any further information on the May 2019 timetable, please contact the Regional Development Manager who looks after your region or Phil Dominey if you represent a cross network organisation.

Philip Dominey             Hampshire and the Isle of Wight

Andrew Ardley              Devon, Dorset, Somerset, Wiltshire and other areas of the West Country

David Wilby                  London, Surrey and Berkshire

Summaries for each of the lines are attached for information. Full details of all the timetable changes for May 2019 (West of England Line, Main line, Suburban Line, Reading / Windsor Line, Island Line) are available online at or

West of England line

Main Line and Island Line

Portsmouth Main Line and Island Line

Reading and Windsor Line

Suburban Lines

Three Rivers Rail

The Three Rivers Rail Partnership are a group of local authorities, local people and the rail industry, working to promote local train and bus services and doing what they can to improve stations and services. It is called the Three Rivers Partnership as the rail routes covered by it run alongside, or cross, the Avon, Itchen and Test rivers. 

For more information please visit:

Local Travel Information
Useful Links

Marwell Zoo Bus Service

Download file

Three Rivers Rail Partnership


South Western Railway


National Rail


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