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 evening / early morning trains in the Exeter area on Monday 18 and Tuesday 19 March

Start date
18/03/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected

Great Western Railway between Barnstaple / Exeter St Davids and Exmouth

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Exeter Central and Exmouth, closing all lines from 23:45 on Monday until 05:40 on Tuesday.


The 22:16 Barnstaple to Exmouth service will terminate at Exeter St Davids. A replacement bus will run from Exeter St Davids to Exmouth calling at all stations, and a second bus will run from Exeter St Davids to Exmouth, calling at Exeter Central, Digby & Sowton, Topsham and Lympstone Commando.


The 00:04 Exmouth to Exeter St Davids service will be replaced by a bus throughout, calling at all stations.

Check before you travel:

These changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

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.