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 Crewkerne and Exeter St Davids from Sunday 16 until Sunday 23 September

Start date
15/09/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Between London Waterloo and Exeter St Davids

TOC(s) affected
South Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Crewkerne and Exeter, closing all lines.

As a result of this, services between London Waterloo and Exeter St Davids will terminate at Crewkerne.

Buses will then replace trains between Crewkerne and Exeter St Davids.

Please note, the line between these stations will also be closed on Saturday 15 September. However, industrial action is taking place across the South Western Railway network and a different service pattern is likely to operate. More information can be found on out latest travel news page.

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:

Network Rail will be carrying out work to reduce the future impact of flooding in the area.