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GWR improvement work in the South West in early 2020
Posted on: January 17th 2020
Section: Member news


  • Track renewals and viaduct waterproofing will take place between Truro and Penzance between Saturday 15 and Sunday 23 February, and on the St Ives Bay Line between Saturday 15 and Tuesday 18 February, with buses replacing rail services. To find out more, visit GWR.com/WestCornwall
  • Buses will replace trains on the branch line between Liskeard and Looe for bridge renewals from Tuesday 3 to Thursday 5 March. To find out more, visit GWR.com/Looe
  • Buses will replace trains between Crediton and Barnstaple from Monday 30 March to Sunday 5 April whilst Network Rail renews track on the branch line. This is similar to the work that was completed in October/November last year

This important investment in the South West’s railways will improve resilience, reducing delays and helping us to keep the new and improved timetable working well.

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