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 23:45 London Paddington to Penzance Night Riviera service on Friday 23 November

Start date
23/11/2018  00:00
End date
Route affected

London Paddington to Penzance

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Liskeard and Par, closing all lines.

The 23:45 London Paddington to Penzance “Night Riviera” Sleeper service will terminate at Plymouth.

A direct bus will operate from Plymouth to St Austell for a rail connections from St Austell to Truro and stations to Penzance.

There will also be a rail connection from Plymouth to Liskeard for a bus from Liskeard to Bodmin Parkway, Lostwithiel and Par.

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.