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 on Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 October

Start date
13/10/2018  00:00
End date
14/10/2018 
Route affected
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CrossCountry between Aberdeen / Glasgow Central / Plymouth and Penzance

Great Western Railway between London Paddington / Bristol Temple Meads / Exeter St Davids / Plymouth / Par and Penzance, and also between St Ives / Penzance and St Erth

 
TOC(s) affected
CrossCountryGreat Western Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Truro and Penzance, closing all lines.

Replacement road transport will be provided between Truro and Penzance.

Additional information for Great Western Railway

A special train service will operate on Saturday only between St Ives, St Erth and Penzance.

As a result of this engineering work, on Saturday trains at Liskeard, Newquay and Falmouth Docks will run to a revised timetable and on Sunday buses will replace trains throughout.

On Sunday night, the 21:15 Penzance to London Paddington Night Riviera Sleeper service will start from Plymouth. Earlier road transport will be provided from Penzance to connect with the train.

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

Bicycles:

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.