Future engineering work

PAGE LAST UPDATED: 09/09/2022 12:39. 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 evening trains to / from Barnstaple from Monday 26 to Thursday 29 September

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Great Western Railway between Exmouth / Exeter St Davids and Barnstaple

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Great Western Railway

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

The 20:54 Exmouth to Barnstaple service will terminate at Crediton. Road transport will run from Crediton to Copplestone, Morchard Road, Lapford, Eggesford, King’s Nympton, Umberleigh and Barnstaple. Also, road transport will run from Crediton to Yeoford.

The 22:41 Barnstaple to Exeter St Davids will not run. Road transport will run from Barnstaple, Umberleigh, Eggesford, Morchard Road, Copplestone, Crediton, Newton St Cyres and Exeter St Davids. Also, road transport will run from Yeoford to Crediton, and also from Crediton to Yeoford connecting into / out of this bus.

Check before you travel:

You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

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.