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Last updated:Today at 20:37
Train companies affected:CrossCountry, LNER, Lumo, TransPennine Express

Amended morning trains between Plymouth / Totnes / Paignton and Newton Abbot on Sunday 21 January 

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Engineering work details

Starts 21 Jan 2024 to 21 Jan 2024

Train operators affected

Route(s) affected

Great Western Railway between Penzance / Plymouth / Paignton and Exeter St Davids and London Paddington


Engineering work is taking place between Plymouth / Totnes / Paignton and Newton Abbot, closing various lines on Sunday morning. ​​​​​​​

As a result:

  • The 08:25 Plymouth to London Paddington service will start from Totnes at 08:53. An earlier bus will run from Plymouth to Totnes, connecting with the train.

  • The 08:36 Exeter St Davids to Penzance service will be retimed to call at Newton Abbot, Totnes and Plymouth slightly later than usual. The train will also terminate at Plymouth, you can use other train services for stations towards Penzance.

  • The 09:12 Plymouth to London Paddington service will start from Totnes at 09:39. From Plymouth, you should use later train services.

  • The 10:36 Paignton to London Paddington service will start from Newton Abbot at 10:55. If you are travelling to / from Paignton / Torquay or Torre, you should travel by earlier or later train services.

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Replacement Bus Travel Advice: 

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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.