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 late night midweek Great Western Railway service between Plymouth and Penzance on Friday 12 October

Start date
12/10/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

Great Western Railway between London Paddington and Penzance

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Truro and St Erth, closing all lines from 23:45.

The 15:03 London Paddington to Penzance service will terminate at Plymouth. A rail connection will be available from Plymouth to Liskeard and stations to Penzance.

The 23:45 London Paddington to Penzance 'Night Riviera' Sleeper service will terminate at Plymouth. A bus will be provided to run between Plymouth and Penzance. A rail connection will also be 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 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.