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 Truro and Penzance from Monday 19 to Friday 23 March

Start date
19/03/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

Great Western Railway between Cardiff / London Paddington and Penzance and also between St Ives and St Erth

CrossCountry between Aberdeen / Edinburgh / Glasgow Central / Manchester Piccadilly and Penzance

TOC(s) affected
CrossCountryGreat Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Truro and Penzance each day until Friday morning, closing all lines.

Buses will replace trains between Truro and Penzance and between St Ives and St Erth.

Some train services will be amended to terminate at Plymouth, or will be diverted or amended. Services will be amended each day until 11:00 on Friday.

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 checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages


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.