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 from Saturday 26 October to Friday 8 November

Start date
26/10/2019  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Between Exeter St Davids and Barnstaple

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Crediton and Barnstaple, closing all lines.

Buses will replace trains between Crediton and Barnstaple, with some buses extended to Exeter St Davids.

Ticket acceptance:

Valid tickets will be accepted on the following Stagecoach South West bus routes:

  • 155 between Exeter Bus Station -Tiverton - Barnstaple.
  • 5 between Exeter - Newton St Cyres - Crediton.
  • 5A between Exeter - Newton St Cyres - Crediton - Copplestone - Okehampton.
  • 5B between Exeter - Newton St Cyres - Crediton - Copplestone - Barnstaple - Bideford.
  • 5C between Exeter - Newton St Cyres - Crediton - Copplestone - Morchard Road - Lapford - Eggesford.
  • 6 between Exeter - Okehampton - Bude.
  • 6A between Exeter - Okehampton - Launceston - Bude.

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

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

Bicycles are not allowed on rail replacement bus services at any time, unless fully folded. More travel advice for your replacement bus journey is available by selecting the Train Operating Company you are travelling with here.