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 Truro and Penzance on Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 February

Start date
09/02/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected
Download map of route afected

CrossCountry between Aberdeen / Glasgow Central / Plymouth and Penzance

Great Western Railway between London Paddington / Bristol Temple Meads / Exeter St Davids / Plymouth / Par and Penzance, and also between St Ives / Penzance and St Erth

TOC(s) affected
CrossCountryGreat Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Truro and Penzance and also between St Erth and St Ives, closing all lines.


Replacement road transport will be provided between Truro and Penzance.

Great Western Railway

Replacement road transport will be provided between Truro / St Ives and Penzance.

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.