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 early morning trains between Penzance and St Erth on Sunday 3 October

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Great Western Railway between Penzance and Exeter St Davids / London Paddington

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Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Penzance and St Erth on Sunday morning, closing all lines.

As a result, the following trains will be amended to start from St Erth:

  • The 08:13 Penzance to London Paddington service (departing St Erth at 08:21).
  • The 08:50 Penzance to Exeter St Davids service (departing St Erth at 08:58).


Earlier replacement buses will run from Penzance to St Erth, connecting with the trains.

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.