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.

Amended Great Western Railway service on Friday 8 February

Start date
08/02/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected

Between London Paddington and Penzance

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Truro and Penzance, closing various lines.

  • The 16:03 London Paddington to Penzance will terminate at Plymouth, customers should use CrossCountry trains between Plymouth and Penzance.
  • The 23:45 London Paddington to Penzance "Night Riviera" Sleeper service will terminate at Plymouth, a replacement bus service will operate forward.

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.