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 evening services between Plymouth and Exeter St Davids from Monday 21 to Thursday 24 May

Start date
21/05/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

Between Gunnislake / Plymouth / Paignton and Exeter St Davids

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Totnes and Plymouth, closing some lines.

As a result, the 21:25 Plymouth to Exeter St Davids will depart earlier than usual at 19:51, running earlier throughout. A replacement bus will run from Plymouth at 21:25 for all booked stations to Newton Abbot for rail connections to Exeter St Davids.

The 22:21 Gunnislake to Exeter St Davids will depart Plymouth at 23:32, Ivybridge at 23:55, arriving into Exeter St Davids later than normal at 00:50.

The 23:55 Paignton to Exeter St Davids will have journey times slightly extended after leaving Newton Abbot.

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.