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.

Amended late night trains through Dawlish from Monday 18 to Wednesday 20 October

Start date
End date
Route affected

Between London Paddington and Plymouth / Penzance and

between Exeter St Davids and Paignton / Gunnislake

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place overnight between Exeter St Thomas and Dawlish Warren, closing 1 out of 2 lines.

The 21:45 Penzance to London Paddington "Night Riviera” Sleeper service will depart Exeter St Davids and Taunton later than normal. It will arrive as normal at Reading and London Paddington.

The 22:22 Gunnislake to Exeter St Davids will combine at Newton Abbot with 00:01 Paignton to Exeter St Davids. The complete train will depart Newton Abbot and beyond later than normal.

The 23:20 Paignton to Exeter St Davids will depart Starcross and Exeter St Thomas later than normal. It will arrive Exeter St Davids approximately 22 minutes later than normal.

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