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 late night services to / from Penzance on Friday 11 November

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Route affected

Great Western Railway between Penzance and Cardiff Central / London Paddington 

TOC(s) affected
Great Western Railway

Engineering work is taking place between St Austell and St Erth from 23:55 until 23:59, closing some lines.

As a result the following amendments will apply:

  • The 17:04 London Paddington to Penzance service and the 18:00 Cardiff Central to Penzance service will terminate at Plymouth. You should use alternative rail services for stations beyond Plymouth.
  • The 23:45 London Paddington to Penzance "Night Riviera" Sleeper will terminate at Plymouth. Alternative rail / road transport available between Plymouth and Penzance.


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.

Project Information: