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Train companies affected:Thameslink, East Midlands Railway

Buses replace trains between Crediton and Barnstaple from Saturday 6 to Sunday 14 January 

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Engineering work details

Starts 06 Jan 2024 to 12 Jan 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

Between Exeter Central / Exeter St Davids and Barnstaple


Engineering work is taking place between Eggesford and Barnstaple, closing all lines. ​​​​​​​

Trains between Exeter Central / Exeter St Davids and Barnstaple will terminate / start at Yeoford.

Replacement Road transport will operate (hourly) between:

Crediton and stations to / from Barnstaple calling where the train would normally call.

You should interchange between rail and road at Crediton.

Barnstaple-Yeoford customers travel by road transport to Crediton, then back by rail to Yeoford.

Road journey time Crediton - Barnstaple is approximately 75 minutes.

Check before you travel: 

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Replacement Bus Travel Advice: 

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility and bicycle information, please use this page

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages

Please be advised that, on occasion, replacement vehicles may be busier than usual, and you should allow extra time for your journey.