London Waterloo: South Western Railway update after signalling failure

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Services into London Waterloo were impacted by a signalling failure on April 13, with South Western Railway advising passengers to avoid the station.

South Western Railway (SWR) is running a good service again today (April 14), after a signalling problem had been affecting services into London Waterloo.

The operator yesterday advised passengers to avoid the station due to the failure resulting in a significantly reduced service.

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SWR apologised for the disruption in a statement, saying engineers were “working to restore signalling, however we expect disruption to last for most of the day”.

The network remained impacted into the evening, with several lines, including those into Guildford, Alton and Woking, experiencing issues as late as 11.22pm last night.

The SWR website notes there is now a “good service” across most of the network, with Ryde Pier the only section of the line currently closed.

South Western Railway weekend works

A number of engineering works are planned on SWR on April 15 and 16, impacting stations including London Waterloo.

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Services in the Staines area will be affected all weekend, with revised timetables between London Waterloo and Reading, Weybridge, Windsor and Basingstoke.

Some lines between London Waterloo and Queenstown Road meanwhile will be closed all day on April 16 only.

The other lines impacted will be in the Weybridge and Basingstoke areas, which will be closed on April 16 due to maintenance work.

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