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 Plymouth and Gunnislake from Monday 16 until Thursday 19 November

Start date
16/11/2020  00:00
End date
Route affected
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Between Plymouth and Gunnislake

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between St Budeaux Victoria Road and Gunnislake, closing all lines.

As a result of this, buses will replace trains between Plymouth and Gunnislake. Journey times are expected to be significantly increased.

The following alterations will also apply:

- Several trains between Plymouth and Penzance will depart a few minutes earlier than normal and additionally call at Devenport, Dockyard, Keyham and St Budeaux Ferry Road. Customers travelling between these stations and Bere Ferrers, Bere Alston, Calstock and Gunnislake will need to travel via Plymouth to connect with the road transport outlined above.

- There will also be 2 additional services at 06:15 and 22:55 between St Budeaux Ferry Road and Plymouth calling at all stations.

- The last bus from Bere Ferrers to Plymouth at 22:47 will be extended to call at Devonport, Dockyard, Keyham and St Budeaux Victoria Road.

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.

Project information:

You can find more information about the project here.