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 Penzance and St Erth / St Ives / Truro from Saturday 5 to Thursday 10 December

Start date
05/12/2020  00:00
End date
10/12/2020 
Route affected
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CrossCountry services to / from Penzance

Great Western Railway services to / from Penzance, and between St Erth and St Ives

 
TOC(s) affected
CrossCountryGreat Western Railway
Description

Engineering work is taking place between Penzance and St Erth on Saturday and Sunday, and between Penzance and Truro from Monday to Thursday, closing all lines.

CrossCountry:

Saturday and Sunday:

Buses will replace trains between Penzance and St Erth.

Monday to Thursday:

Buses will replace trains between Penzance and Truro.

Great Western Railway:

Saturday and Sunday:

Buses will replace trains between Penzance and St Erth. Customers should start their journey earlier than usual, as replacement buses will depart earlier than the trains they replace in order to maintain connections with trains.

Some trains that usually run to / from Penzance will be amended to run in two parts, with customers having to change trains in order to travel through.

Monday to Thursday:

Buses will replace trains between:

  • Penzance and Truro (both fast and stopping).
  • St Erth and St Ives.

Night Riviera Sleeper services:

No sleeper services between London Paddington and Penzance will run between Sunday and Thursday inclusive. Services will resume from Friday 11 December.

More information about this project can be found here.

Check before you travel:

If you are travelling with CrossCountry, please use 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.

If you are travelling with Great Western Railway, these changes are not currently shown in the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner, please check back nearer to the time of travel.

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.