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The following major engineering work will take place on the CrossCountry network. The majority of engineering work takes place at weekends and Bank Holidays, details of which can be found in the Travel Updates section, however, there are projects which will impact the train service on weekdays. These are detailed below.

 

Changes to train times Derby – Chesterfield

Network Rail will be carrying out major track improvement work in the Ambergate area between Derby and Chesterfield. The work will help to

  • Ensure the continued safe operation of the railway
  • Improve reliability

An amended timetable will operate from Sunday 10 – Saturday 16 February. Trains will divert via an alternative route with journey times extended by 30 minutes. 

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Tickets

Our full range of tickets will be available for all journeys on this route.

 

 

Changes to train times Taunton – Exeter St Davids & Totnes – Plymouth

Sunday 17 February – Friday 8 March 2019

Network Rail will be carrying out major track improvement work in the Taunton and Plymouth areas. The work involved will concentrate on two tunnels:

  • Whiteball Tunnel (between Taunton and Tiverton Parkway)
  • Marley Tunnel (between Totnes and Plymouth)

An amended timetable will run from Sunday 17 February* – Sunday 8 March. Rail replacement road transport will operate between:

  • Taunton – Tiverton Parkway – Exeter St Davids
  • Taunton – Exeter St Davids.

A revised train service will be in operation between Exeter St Davids, Dawlish, Teignmouth, Newton Abbot, Totnes and Plymouth.

*Rail replacement road transport between Taunton and Exeter St Davids will operate from Monday 18 February. Road transport will operate between Newton Abbot, Totnes and Plymouth on Sunday 17 February.

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Road transport

Information on where replacement road transport will depart from outside the stations are detailed below:

Taunton
Adjacent to the taxi rank by the archway exit from Platform 2.

Tiverton Parkway
Front of the station.

Exeter St Davids  
Front of the station.

 Tickets

Our full range of tickets will be available for all journeys on this route.

Cycles

Rail replacement road transport will not be able to convey any cycles.

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