Future engineering work

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See details of routes affected by planned engineering works, including when they take effect, maps of the affected area, alternative timetables, advice for alternative travel and real-time updates.

Buses replace trains between Crediton and Barnstaple on Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 January

Start date
12/01/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Great Western Railway between Exmouth / Exeter St Davids and Barnstaple

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Crediton and Barnstaple, closing the branch line.

Trains will not run between Crediton and Barnstaple. Road transport will be provided, increasing journey times by up to 15 minutes.

An hourly shuttle bus will also run between Crediton and Yeoford.

The last bus from Barnstaple will be extended to run to Exeter St Davids.

Check before you travel:

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

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


Non folding bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time. Folding bicycles are allowed if fully folded. For more information, please see here.

Project Information:

You can read more about engineering work and why it is necessary.