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 service between Gunnislake / Plymouth and Exeter St Davids each night from 20:00 from Monday 18 to Wednesday 20 June

Start date
18/06/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

Between Gunnislake / Plymouth and Exeter St Davids / London Paddington

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Plymouth and Totnes each night from 20:15, closing some lines.

The following alterations will apply:

21:03 London Paddington to Plymouth will depart Ivybridge and arrive Plymouth approximately 9 minutes later than normal.

21:25 Plymouth to Exeter St Davids will depart much earlier than normal at 19:51 and run approximately 90 minutes earlier than normal throughout. There will be a bus at 21:25 from Plymouth, Ivybridge 21:55, Totnes 22:25 to Newton Abbot 22:50 for later rail connection for stations to Exeter St Davids.

22:21 Gunnislake to Exeter St Davids will depart Totnes and beyond approximately 15 minutes later than normal.

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.