Future engineering work

PAGE LAST UPDATED: 19/09/2020 23:19. Update now

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 late night Great Western Railway service in the Exeter and Totnes areas from Monday 14 until Friday 18 September

Start date
14/09/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected

Great Western Railway between Exeter St Davids and Exmouth / Paignton, and also between London Paddington and Plymouth / Penzance

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Exeter St Davids and Exmouth / Totnes, closing some lines.

Monday - Thursday:

From approximately 20:25 each night, trains will be retimed to run up to 15 minutes later than usual between Newton Abbot and Plymouth, as 1 out of 2 lines are closed. Trains to and from Paignton will also be retimed.

Tuesday - Thursday:

The 00:19 Exmouth to Exeter St Davids service will be cancelled throughout and replaced by a bus.

The 05:20 Exeter St Davids to Exmouth will NOT run. NO REPLACEMENT TRANSPORT.

The 05:51 Exmouth to Paignton is replaced by a bus between Exmouth and Exeter St Davids, departing at 05:20, and calling at Lympstone Village, Topsham, Newcourt, Digby & Sowton and Exeter Central.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

Although journey planners are showing correctly, your journey may be subject to alteration at short notice due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Please check before your journey.

Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

For helpful advice if you need to travel on a rail replacement service, including accessibility and bicycle information, please use this page.

You can find the location of your bus replacement by checking station signs or by searching for your station on our station information pages.