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 service between Plymouth and Penzance on Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 November

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CrossCountry between Newcastle and Penzance

Great Western Railway between London Paddington / Exeter St David's and Penzance

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CrossCountryGreat Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Liskeard and Lostwithiel, resulting in the closure of some lines.


On Sunday, trains will not run between Plymouth and Penzance. Customers should use Great Western Railway buses / trains to complete their journey.

Great Western Railway:


The 13:04 / 17:04 London Paddington to Penzance services will terminate at Plymouth.

There will be rail connections in place from Plymouth to Penzance, calling at all stations.


All trains between London Paddington / Exeter St David's an Penzance will start / terminate at Plymouth.

Road transport will be in operation between Plymouth and St Austell with rail connections then in operation between St Austell and all stations to / from Penzance.

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.