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Train companies affected:Elizabeth line, Great Western Railway

Amended trains in the Exeter area on Sunday 18 February 

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Engineering work details

Starts 18 Feb 2024 to 18 Feb 2024

Route(s) affected

Great Western Railway between Barnstaple / Exeter St Davids and Exmouth, and also between London Paddington / Cardiff Central and Paignton / Penzance

South Western Railway between London Waterloo and Exeter St Davids


Engineering work is taking place in the Exeter St Davids / Exeter Central area, closing various lines.

Great Western Railway:

Before 14:35:

Buses will replace trains between Exeter St Davids and Exeter Central.

A reduction in the number of platforms available also means that:

The following trains will terminate at Taunton:

  • 08:05 London Paddington to Exeter St Davids.

  • 10:36 (departing 10:35) London Paddington to Paignton.

  • 12:00 Cardiff Central to Exeter St Davids.

The following trains will start from Taunton:

  • 10:36 Paignton to London Paddington.

  • 13:33 Exeter St Davids to London Paddington.


The 10:50 Penzance to Cardiff Central will depart Dawlish Warren and beyond a few minutes later than normal. It will not call at Weston-super-Mare.

The 10:55 Cardiff Central to Penzance will arrive / depart Exeter St Davids and beyond a few minutes later than normal. It will not call at Dawlish or Teignmouth.

South Western Railway:

Buses will replace trains between Exeter Central and Exeter St Davids until 14:35.

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.