Future engineering work

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See details of routes affected by planned engineering works, including when they take effect, maps of the affected area, alternative timetables, advice for alternative travel and real-time updates.

Buses replace trains between Exeter St Davids and Plymouth on Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 January

Start date
13/01/2018  00:00
End date
14/01/2018 
Route affected
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CrossCountry between Aberdeen / Glasgow Central / Manchester Piccadilly / Birmingham New Street and Paignton / Penzance

Great Western Railway between London Paddington and Penzance / Paignton and also between Cardiff Central and Penzance

 
TOC(s) affected
CrossCountryGreat Western Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Exeter St Davids and Plymouth, closing the line.

Trains will not run between Exeter St Davids and Plymouth.

Buses will replace trains between Exeter St Davids and Plymouth.

Additionally for Great Western

A direct bus service will run between Tiverton Parkwy and Plymouth

Additional buses will also run between:

  • Exeter St Davids - Exeter Central - Newton Abbot
  • Exeter St Davids - Exeter Central - Dawlish - Teignmouth - Newton Abbot
  • Exeter St Davids - Exeter St Thomas - all stopping stations to Newton Abbot
  • Exeter St Davids - Newton Abbot - Totnes - Ivybridge - Plymouth
  • Paignton - Newton Abbot
  • Tiverton Parkway - Plymouth

 

A rail shuttle service will run between Newton Abbot and Paignton.

The Night Riviera sleeper service (on Friday night) will be re-timed by up to 60 minutes between Penzance and Plymouth.

Check before you travel:

If you are travelling with CrossCountry, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

If you are travelling with Great Western Railway, these changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

Bicycles:

Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.