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Engineering Works on the Avocet Line » click to view full story

The Avocet Line will be closed between Sunday 25th October and Friday 30th October. Buses will replace trains and should serve all stations, with express and all-station-stoppers operating throughout. The line will also be closed on Sunday 8th November. Please … Continue reading

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Timetable Revisions from 7th September » click to view full story

Train operators are making changes to their timetables, with effect from Monday 7th September. This should see more services operating across the network. As ever, please check your journey before you travel. Please also remember that face masks are mandatory … Continue reading

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Request for volunteers at Exeter Central » click to view full story

ALRUG has been contacted by an organisation called Volunteering Matters who are looking for volunteers for a scheme called Journey Makers.  Briefly, Volunteering Matters has been tasked by the Department of Transport to find volunteers to help with reducing the … Continue reading

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Latest Travel Advice: 17th July 2020 » click to view full story

Please see the latest travel advice from GWR if you are intending to travel by train.

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6 July 2020: Timetable changes to increase services » click to view full story

Please see below an email from GWR setting out their plans to increase services from Monday 6th July. “We promised to keep you informed about changes to our services to support the re-opening of local and regional economies.  From Monday … Continue reading

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Latest travel advice: 14 June 2020 » click to view full story

For the latest travel advice please refer to– Government guidance on travel; GWR’s dedicated advice page Please also check your journey before you travel

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New Timetable from Monday 18th May » click to view full story

Please note that GWR is introducing a revised emergency timetable with effect from Monday 18th May. This is following new Government guidance and reflects the fact that more people may need to use public transport to travel to work. Government … Continue reading

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Great Scenic Railways » click to view full story

The Great Scenic Railways website, produced by the Devon and Cornwall Rail Partnership, has been revamped. In particular there are new pages about each of the community rail lines in Devon and Cornwall with information about featured destinations, train timetable … Continue reading

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December 2019 Timetables now available » click to view full story

GWR is introducing a major timetable change on Sunday 15th December. Many train times will be changed, and it is important to check your journey details before you travel. The timetable for Exmouth – Paignton services can be found here. … Continue reading

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December 2019 Timetable Change » click to view full story

The Winter timetable, which comes into effect on 15th December 2019, will introduce the biggest timetable change on the GWR network for many years. Significant changes will be made to mainline services, but there will also be changes on the … Continue reading

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