OVERRUNNING engineering works are causing chaos on trains going south from London today.

Overnight works between Woking and Byfleet and New Haw did not finish on time, which has affected services between London Waterloo and Southampton, Salisbury, Portsmouth, Basingstoke and Alton.

South Western Railway (SWR) said on X, (formerly Twitter) that services are likely to be delayed until 3pm. 

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On SWR's website, it said: “We were earlier informed of overrunning engineering works between Basingstoke and Surbiton which meant that all lines opened later than scheduled. All lines have now reopened but services may be subject to delay, alteration or cancellation while we return to normal.”

For details on replacement bus services, visit southwesternrailway.com/plan-my-journey.