Future engineering work

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Buses replace late night trains to / from Barnstaple from Monday 12 to Thursday 15 October

Start date
12/10/2020  00:00
End date
15/10/2020 
Route affected

Great Western Railway between St James Park / Exeter St Davids and Barnstaple

 
TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Crediton and Barnstaple, closing lines overnight from Monday evening until Friday morning.

As a result:

  • The 20:18 St James Park to Barnstaple service will terminate at Crediton. A replacement bus will run from Crediton to Yeoford, and also between Crediton and Barnstaple via Copplestone, Morchard Road, Eggesford and Umberleigh.
  • The 21:15 St James Park to Barnstaple service will terminate at Crediton. A replacement bus will run from Crediton to Yeoford, and also between Crediton and Barnstaple via Copplestone, Morchard Road, Eggesford and Umberleigh.
  • The 21:41 Barnstaple to Exeter St Davids service will start from Crediton. A replacement bus will run from Barnstaple to Exeter St Davids, calling at Umberleigh, Eggesford, Morchard Road, Copplestone and Newton St Cyres. Buses will also run between Yeoford and Crediton.
  • The 22:39 Barnstaple to Exeter St Davids service will not run. A replacement bus will run from Barnstaple to Exeter St Davids, calling at Umberleigh, Eggesford, Morchard Road, Copplestone, Crediton and Newton St Cyres. A second replacement bus will run from Yeoford to Crediton, connecting with the first bus.

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Replacement Bus Travel Advice:

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