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 Night Riviera service on Sunday 28 November

Start date
End date
Route affected

21:15 Penzance to London Paddington

23:50 London Paddington to Penzance

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Taunton and Exeter St Davids, closing some lines.

The 21:15 Penzance to London Paddington Night Riviera Sleeper service will divert between Exeter St Davids and Reading (via Honiton and Yeovil Pen Mill – not calling at either). Arriving normal time at London Paddington.

The 23:50 London Paddington to Penzance Night Riviera Sleeper service will divert between Reading and Exeter St Davids (via Yeovil Pen Mill and Honiton – not calling at either). It will arrive Exeter St Davids later than normal. Normal timings departing Exeter St Davids and beyond.

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