Train service disruption expected due to storm

(Last Updated On: November 9, 2018)

Train services are expected to be delayed this afternoon, Friday 9th November due to high tides and strong winds.

Services between Exeter and Newton Abbot are expected to be disrupted from around 3pm this afternoon.

Photo: Chris Downer

National Rail website said this morning: “High tides and high winds are forecast at Dawlish this afternoon. As a result, trains between Exeter St Davids and Newton Abbot may be disrupted from approximately 15:00 until the end of service.

“Trains may be cancelled or terminated at / started from Exeter St Davids. Some trains may also be altered at short notice, so please ensure that you check your journey before travelling.

“You can see a timetable showing the amended CrossCountry services and bus times here.

“CrossCountry customers may use Great Western Railway on reasonable routes.

“Replacement buses will run non-stop between Tiverton Parkway and Plymouth. Buses will also run as required between Exeter St Davids and Newton Abbot during any period where Great Western Railway services are also unable to run,”

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