Planned Public Transport Service Disruptions

The following is information regarding the current known service disruptions for Bus and Rail Services within Cornwall.

View all current and future planned roadworks that do not necessarily affect bus services.

Road Closure – B3263 New Road, Boscastle

14 January to 12 April 2019

New Road at Boscastle will be closed from 14 January to 12 April for strengthening works on the highway retaining wall. During the closure First Kernow service 95 will divert after the stop at Doctors Hill via the B3266, Waterpit Cross Roads and the unclassified road to the A39, Otterham Station to Tresparrett Posts. The bus will operate non-stop between these points with no pick-ups or drop offs. During the closure period the service will not be able to serve the stop at Boscastle Car Park or any other points on the B3263 between Boscastle and Tresparrett Posts. Alternative services may be available for local residents from The Boscastle Community Minibus Website.

Road Closure – St Martins Road, Looe

16 February to 27 April 2019

Due to road works St Martins Road, Looe will be closed between 16 February and 27 April 2019.  This will affect the routing of the Plymouth Citybus 72 service which will divert between Looe and Widegates via the A387 and will not serve the Barbican area of Looe.  During the closure period there will be a temporary Service 72B which will operate to the Barbican area, Looe Bay Holiday Camp and Tregoad providing a link service to the 72 and a service into Looe.   Full timetable information can be found on the Plymouth Citybus website. 

Road Closure – Crinnis Road and Beach Road, Carlyon Bay

4 to 15 March 2019

Due to road closures because of resurfacing on Crinnis Road and Beach Road, on Mondays to Fridays only between the hours of 0800 and 1700, the First Kernow Service 25 will be unable to serve any stops in Carlyon Bay.  From St Austell after Church Road it will divert via Holmbush Arch Road and the A390 Holmbush Road to St Blazey.  From Fowey the reverse will operate.

Road Closure – Hendra Road, Truro

4 March to 26 April 2019

Due to roadworks Hendra Road in Truro will be closed between 4 March and 26 April.  During the closure period services will divert as follows:  First Kernow Service 85 will opreate via Kenwyn Road.  Due to a low bridge on the diversion route a shuttle will run between Truro and Shortlanesend where passengers will have to change buses.  First Kernow Service 222 will not serve Allet and Shortlanesened and will divert via the A30, Chiverton Cross and A390 to Truro College.  Service 222A will continue to serve Allet and Shortlanesend. First Kernow services will not serve stops on Hendra Road or St Georges Road.  Travel Cornwall Town Service 484 journeys to Rosedale Road and Higher Trehaverne will operate in both directions via Kenwyn Road and will not serve stops on St Georges Road and Hendra Road.

Road Closure - Southgate Road and Southdowns, Redruth

11 to 21 March 2019

Due to resurfacing works South Downs and Southgate Street in Redruth will be closed overnight between the hours of 1900 and 0600. This will be on weekdays only on 11, 12, 13, 14, 18, 19, 20 and 21 March.  During the closure period the First Kernow U2 will not serve stops South Downs and Southgate St and divert via Sandy Lane and St Day Road to and from  Redruth Railway Station.

Road Closure - Bethel Road, St Austell

18 to 22 March 2019

Due to resurfacing works Bethel Road, St Austell will be closed between 18 and 22 March.  During the closure period First Kernow Service 27 will divert via Menear Road and will not serve the stops on Brockstone Road and Bethel Road.

Network Rail Maintenance

Additional disruptions on Great Western Railway (GWR) lines are available on the GWR journey check website and disruptions on the wider rail network are available on the National Rail website.

From May, train timetables will only be available for 6 weeks instead of the usual 12 weeks. This is expected to be the case for 6 months and is due to engineering projects across the country. To find out more and to plan your journey, please visit the GWR website.