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 Princes Street and Boscawen Street, Truro

29 April to 31 May 2019

Due to a road closure on Princes Street and on a section of Boscawen Street between 29 April and and 31 May buses will be unable to operate across Boscawen Street.   During the closure period inbound local bus and Park and Ride services from the direction of the railway station will divert after Ferris Town via St Austell Street to the bus station and Park and Ride stops in Quay Street.  Buses will not serve the Museum or Boscawen Street stops.  Outbound services will follow the same diversion but will still serve the Victoria Square Stop.  All Travel Cornwall services will operate from Lemon Quay only some will call at the Museum and Victoria Square Stops, please confirm details with the operator.  Plymouth Citybus Service 89 from Truro to Bodmin will use the Victoria Square stop instead of Boscawen Street.

Road Closure – Swanpool Road, Falmouth 

13 May to 7 June 2019

Due to a road closure on Swanpool Road between 13 May and 7 June First Kernow Service 68 journeys will be unable to operate via the Swanpool area.  All journeys will run the same Penmare/Boslowick route.

Road Closure – Altarnun

15 May to 24 May 2019

Due to an emergency road closure for resurfacing works at Altarnun Travel Cornwall Service 425 is unable to serve Altarnun and is turning at Five Lanes.  It is expected the works may last until 24 May but services will resume as soon as they are completed.

Road Closures - Carnon Valley

Until 24 May 2019

Due to emergency road closures in the Carnon Valley area and on Old Carnon Hill for resurfacing works, First Kernow Service 46 is currently unable to serve Perranwell Rail Station.  During the daily closure period between 0730 and 1700 buses are diverting via St Pirans Hill and the A39 to Devoran and Carnon Downs.

Road Closure - St Agnes Victorian Fayre

27 May 2019

Due to the St Agnes Victorian Fayre being held on Monday 27 May the B3277 through St Agnes will be closed from its junction with British Road between 1000 and 1800.  First Kernow Service 87 from Truro to Newquay will divert via Rosemundy, services from Newquay will be unaffected.

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.

From Tuesday 7 May to Friday 31 May Platform 3, the St Ives bound platform, at St Erth Station will be closed.  Most trains to and from St Ives will start and terminate at Lelant Saltings instead of St Erth.  Replacement buses will operate between St Erth and Lelant Saltings.