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Buses replace late night trains between Exeter St Davids / Crediton and Barnstaple from Monday 29 July to Thursday 1 August  

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Engineering work details

Starts 29 Jul 2024 to 01 Aug 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

Great Western Railway between Exmouth / Exeter St Davids and Barnstaple


Engineering work is taking place between Exeter St Davids and Barnstaple, closing various lines.

The 20:54 Exmouth to Barnstaple will terminate at Crediton. Road transport will run at 21:50 from Crediton to Copplestone, Morchard Road, Lapford, Eggesford, Kings Nympton, Umberleigh and Barnstaple, arriving at 23:13. Also a minibus will run at 21:48 from Crediton to Yeoford, arriving at 22:02.

The 22:41 Barnstaple to Exeter St Davids will not run and will be replaced by road transport at 22:41 from Barnstaple to Umberleigh, Eggesford, Morchard Road, Copplestone, Crediton, Newton St Cyres and Exeter St Davids, arriving at 00:19 (Tue-Thu).

Also connecting with this bus at Crediton:

  • Minibus at 23:35 from Yeoford to Crediton arrive 23:49.

  • Minibus at 23:59 from Crediton to Yeoford arrive 00:13 (Tue-Thu).

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.