Train changes from Exeter and Barnstaple

Great Western Railway has announced timetable changes which will impact trains from Exeter and Barnstaple.

Exeter St David’s

 

  • the majority of train times from this station will change, allowing us to introduce faster and more frequent services
  • there will be an hourly fast train to London Paddington running non-stop between Taunton and Reading
  • there will be a two-hourly train to London Paddington stopping at intermediate stations
  • there will be at least two local trains per hour to Paignton and Exmouth, but not all trains will stop at every station
  • there will be a regular hourly service to Barnstaple, but not all trains will stop at every station

Exeter Central

 

  • the majority of train times from this station will change, allowing us to improve services across the region
  • there will be a regular hourly service to Barnstaple, not all trains will stop at every station
  • there will two trains an hour to Newton Abbot and Paignton
  • customers travelling longer distances should be aware that mainline timetables will also change significantly

 

Barnstaple

 

  • there will be more trains with more seats providing consistent service on the branch line. However, all train times will change as a result
  • there will be regular hourly services between Barnstaple and St James Park via Exeter
  • customers for stations between Polsloe Bridge and Exmouth will need to change at Exeter Central
  • customers for Riviera Line stations to Paignton will need to change at Exeter St Davids
  • customers travelling longer distances should be aware that the mainline timetable will change significantly and connecting times will be different

 

 

2 Comments

  • Avatar Francis Richens says:

    Now we need a proposal that a railway should be built from Exeter to BUDE. They did so in the old days.

    • Binzy Reynolds Binzy Reynolds says:

      There is an organisation called ‘Connect Bude’ which is campaigning tirelessly for this to happen. If you join the group you will be able to see what’s happening.

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