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 Exeter St Davids and Barnstaple on Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 February

Start date
09/02/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Great Western Railway between Exmouth / Exeter Central / Exeter St Davids and Barnstaple

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

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

On Saturday, the 00:05 Barnstaple to Exeter St Davids service will run as normal. After this time, no trains will run.

Replacement buses will run between Exeter St Davids and Barnstaple, calling at all booked stations aside from Yeoford. A shuttle bus will run between Crediton and Yeoford.

On Saturday and Sunday, the last buses of the evening, the 23:44 (Saturday) and the 22:34 (Sunday) Yeoford to Crediton services will be extended to run to Exeter St Davids, calling at Newton St Cyres.

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.