Future engineering work

PAGE LAST UPDATED: 24/10/2021 14:23. Update now

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 late night trains to / from Barnstaple from Monday 6 to Wednesday 8 December

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Route affected

Great Western Railway between Exeter Central / Exeter St Davids and Barnstaple

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between Exeter St Davids and Barnstaple from Monday evening until Thursday morning, closing all lines.

As a result:

  • The 21:18 Exeter Central to Barnstaple service will terminate at Crediton. A replacement bus will run from Crediton to Yeoford, and a second bus will run from Crediton to Barnstaple.
  • The 22:39 Barnstaple to Exeter St Davids service will be replaced by a bus. A replacement bus will also run between Yeoford and Crediton, connecting with this bus service.


Check before you travel:

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.