Skip to main content

Amended evening / morning services in the Exeter St Davids / Plymouth area from Monday 19 to Friday 23 February  

See all service disruptions

Engineering work details

Starts 19 Feb 2024 to 23 Feb 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

CrossCountry between Edinburgh and Plymouth

Great Western Railway between London Paddington and Plymouth / Penzance

Description

Engineering work is taking place between Totnes and Plymouth, closing some lines overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning. ​​​​​​​

CrossCountry:

Monday to Thursday:

The 15:08 Edinburgh to Plymouth service will terminate at Taunton. A replacement bus will run from Taunton to Plymouth.

Tuesday to Friday:

The 05:24 Plymouth to Edinburgh service will start from Bristol Temple Meads.

Great Western Railway:

Monday to Thursday:

18:36 London Paddington to Plymouth will terminate at Exeter St Davids. Customers for beyond Exeter St Davids travel by earlier / later rail services.

19:04 London Paddington to Plymouth will terminate at Exeter St Davids for a rail connection at 21:24 from Exeter St Davids to Newton Abbot, Totnes and Plymouth, arriving at 22:26.

20:03 London Paddington to Plymouth will terminate at Totnes. There will be road transport (provided by CrossCountry) at 22:25 from Taunton to Plymouth arriving at 00:20 (Wed-Fri). This bus calls at Tiverton Parkway at 23:00.

21:00 Penzance to Exeter St Davids will terminate at Plymouth (and restart at Totnes). Road transport at 23:15 from Plymouth to Ivybridge at 23:40, Totnes at 00:15 (Wed-Fri) (set down only), Newton Abbot at 00:40 (set down only) and Exeter St Davids at 01:15.

21:04 London Paddington to Plymouth will terminate at Exeter St Davids. Road transport at 23:40 from Exeter St Davids to Newton Abbot at 00:15 (Wed-Fri), Totnes at 00:40, Ivybridge at 01:10 and Plymouth at 01:40.

"Night Riviera" Sleeper services:

21:45 Penzance to London Paddington “Night Riviera” Sleeper service will not run.

23:45 London Paddington to Penzance “Night Riviera” Sleeper service will not run.

Tuesday to Friday:

04:54 Plymouth to London Paddington service will start from Newton Abbot at 05:30. If you are travelling from Plymouth, you should use other train services.

05:33 Plymouth to London Paddington will start from Totnes at 06:01. Earlier road transport will run from Plymouth to Exeter St Davids.

05:55 Plymouth to London Paddington will start from Exeter St Davids at 06:52. Earlier road transport will run at 05:40 from Plymouth to Exeter St Davids to connect into the train.

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.