There has been major disruption this morning expected to impact rail commuters.

Emergency services are attending an incident which is affecting South Western Railway trains between Wareham and Weymouth.

All lines on this route are blocked whilst specialist teams carry out investigations.

Disruption is expected until 3pm today. 

A spokesperson for South Western Railway said: "We have been informed that emergency services are dealing with an incident between Wareham and Weymouth. Until further details are known, all lines are blocked as specialist teams carry out investigations.

"We are very sorry for any delay that this may cause to your journey."

Replacement buses have been provided at no extra cost which are: 

  • Morebus 40 bus route between Poole and Wareham
  • Morebus 8 & 9 bus route between Poole and Hamworthy
  • Morebus 30 bus route between Wareham, Wool and Wareham (Limited number of services serve Dorchester)

For further information or onward travel advice please speak to a member of staff or use a station help point.