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.

Amended services between Plymouth and Penzance from 20:30 on Sunday 18 until 08:00 on Monday 19 March

Start date
18/03/2018  00:00
End date
19/03/2018 
Route affected
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between London Paddington and Plymouth / Penzance

 
TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place overnight between Truro and Penzance, closing all lines from 20:30 on Sunday until 08:00 on Monday morning.

The 14:57 and 16:57 London Paddington to Penzance services will terminate at Plymouth. The 15:57 London Paddington to Plymouth service will be extended to run to Penzance, calling at Saltash, St Germans, Liskeard, then all stations to Penzance.

The 19:40 Plymouth to Penzance service will not run.

The 23:50 London Paddington to Penzance service - the "Night Riviera" sleeper service - will terminate at Plymouth. Replacement buses will run between Plymouth and Penzance, calling at Redruth, Cambourne, Hayle, St Erth and Penzance. A rail connection is available for stations between Plymouth and Truro.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

You can find the location of your bus replacement by typing in your station here.

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.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.