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Rail Improvement work in Devon and Cornwall

All weekends in February

  • Track replacement and platform refurbishment works at Dawlish
  • Buses will replace trains between Exeter St Davids and Plymouth. Non-stop buses will also run between Tiverton Parkway and Plymouth
  • Trains will continue to run between Plymouth and Penzance as well as between Newton Abbot and Paignton (except next weekend Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 February)
  • Trains from London Paddington and Bristol will terminate at Taunton or Exeter St Davids

Saturday 19 to Sunday 27 February

  • Bridge repair work will be taking place between Crediton and Yeoford
  • Buses will replace trains between Crediton and Barnstaple/Okehampton
  • Trains will continue to run between Exeter and Crediton

Saturday 5 to Sunday 13 March

  • Track renewals will be taking place in the Truro area as well as platform extension works on the St Ives branch
  • Saturday 5th and Sunday 6 March – Replacement buses run between St Austell and Penzance (including the Falmouth and St Ives branch lines)
  • Monday 7th March to Sunday 13 March – Replacement buses run between Truro and Penzance (including the St Ives branch)
  • A reduced train service will run where the mainline remains open

Monday 24 April to Monday 9 May

  • Track renewals and structures work will be taking place along the Dartmoor Line to Okehampton to support the start of hourly services in the summer
  • Buses will replace trains between Crediton and Okehampton
  • Trains will continue to run between Exeter and Crediton

More information on :

GWR.com/Upgrade
GWR.com/WestCornwall (for the improvement work taking place in March)