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 early morning trains between Exeter St Davids and Totnes / Paignton on Monday 6 July

Start date
06/07/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected

Between London Paddington and Penzance and also between Exeter St Davids and Paignton

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

From 00:25 to 05:10 Monday morning, engineering work is taking place between Exeter St Davids and Newton Abbot closing the line.

As a result the following alterations will apply:

  • On Sunday night, the 23:50 London Paddington to Penzance 'Night Riviera' sleeper train is retimes to depart (Monday morning) Exeter St Davids at 05:09, Newton Abbot at 05:30 arriving at Plymouth at 06:09 arriving at Penzance at the normal time.
  • The 04:48 Exeter St Davids to Paignton will start from Newton Abbot.
  • The 05:30 Exeter St Davids to Paignton will depart Exeter St Davids at 05:20 and will call additionally at Exeter St Thomas, Starcross and Dawlish Warren.

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