Planned Public Transport Service Disruptions

The list below shows 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 - St Breward

13 September to 25 October 2019

Due to a road closure in the centre of St Breward until 25 October, First Kernow service 55 will only be be able to serve the stop at Rylands Terrace, where it will turn.  During the closure period stops in St Breward, Limehead and Wenfordbridge will not be served.  

Road Closure - St Ives Lane, Gwithian

1 October to 14 November 2019

Due to the closure of St Ives Lane near Gwithian from 1 October to 14 November, Age UK Service 515, will operate under diversion which will cause delays to the service.

Road Closure - Lower Lemon Street, Truro

7 October to 14 November 2019

Due to a road closure on Lower Lemon Street, Travel Cornwall Service 494 from Lemon Quay will divert via Lemon Street, Charles Street and Calenick Street before resuming its normal route.  While the diversion is in place, the service will not be able to serve Victoria Square.  Passengers should use the stops at Lemon Quay or at Frances Street instead. 

Road Closure – St Buryan Hill, Treen

14 to 18 October 2019

Due to roadworks the B3315 at St Buryan Hill will be closed between 14 and 18 October.  During the closure period the First Kernow A1 service will operate a diversion between St Buryan and Porthcurno for the duration of the closure and will not be able to serve the stops between St Buryan Kew Pendra, through Sparnon, Treen to Trethewey Junction.

Road Closure – Falmouth Road, Helston

14 to 25 October 2019

Due to roadworks Falmouth Road will closed between The Turnpike Roundabout and the A394.  During the closure period buses will divert via the A394 eastern by pass and will not be able to serve the Gwealdues stop.  First Kernow services 38 and 39 will operate via the Redruth road and the east end of Gwealdues.  These services will not be able to serve the stops at West Close, Green Crescent and Roskilling Wartha.

Road Closure - Lamanva and Treverva

15 to 18 October 2019

Due to resurfacing works between Lamanva and Treverva from 15 to 18 October there will be disruption to the First Kernow 35/35A service operating between Falmouth, Lamanva, Constantine and Helston. The Service 35 0705 departure from Falmouth to Helston and the Service 35 1529 departure from Helston to Falmouth will operate as normal for the whole route. All other Service 35/35A journeys between Falmouth, Lamanva, Constantine and Helston will only operate between Helston and Constantine and will not be able to serve Treverva, Lamanva and Falmouth. Journeys to Mawnan Smith will not be affected.

Road Closures - Mylor Bridge

16 to 18 October 2019

Due to resurfacing works there will be daytime closures on Bissom Road, Rosehill and on the roundabout between the junction of Rosehill and Lemon Hill from the 16 to 18 October. During the closure period services will not be able to serve stops on Bissom Hill, at The Lemon Arms and Bell's Hill.  Passengers are advised to use the stop at Penoweth on Waterings Lane. 

Road Closure - Dabryn Way and Creakavose, St Stephen

18 to 25 October 2019

On Monday to Friday between 18 and 25 October there will be daytime road closures on Dabryn Way and Creakavose in St Stephen.  Initially works will start on Dabryn Way but when the Creakavose section is closed First Kernow Service 25 journeys between St Austell and Newquay will not serve Fore Street and just operate via the A3058. First Kernow Service 25 journeys terminating and starting at St Stephen will not serve Fore Street, Creakavose and the Dabryn Way stop on Terras Road, picking up and setting down instead at the Co-Op and then operating via Churchtown Road.

Road Closure - Bodmin Road, Truro

21 to 25 October 2019

Due to resurfacing works Bodmin Road, between its junction with Tregurra Lane and Treffry Road, will be closed between 21 and 25 October.  During the closure period Travel Cornwall Service 495 will divert via Tregurra Lane and the A39 Newquay Road before resuming its route on Treffry Road.

Road Closure – Carn Grey, St Austell

21 to 25 October 2019

Due to roadworks, there will be a road closure on the unclassified road between Carn Grey Cottage and the A391 between the 21 and 25 October.  During the closure period First Kernow Service 101 will divert via Menear Road.

Road Closure - Beacon Road, Bodmin

21 to 25 October 2019

Due to roadworks Beacon Road will be closed from 21 to 25 October between the hours of 0930 and 1630. During the closure hours First Kernow and Plymouth Citybus services will be unable to serve Beacon Road and Barn Lane and will divert as follows:
Plymouth Citybus Bus Service 11A from Bodmin Parkway will divert after Priory Road via Dennison Road, Higher Bore St to Westheath Avenue and will not serve Bodmin Mount Folly, Bodmin General Station or the Beacon Road/ Barn Lane area. Services from Padstow will operate the reverse of this.
Plymouth Citybus 11B will divert after Priory Road via Dennison Road, Higher Bore St to Westheath Avenue, terminating as usual at Bodmin Hospital, and will not serve Bodmin Mount Folly, Bodmin General Station or the Beacon Road/ Barn Lane area.  Services from Bodmin Hospital will operate the reverse of this.
First Kernow Service 27 from St Austell after Westheath Avenue will divert via Higher Bore St and Dennison Road terminating as usual at Morrisons and will not serve Bodmin Mount Folly, Bodmin General Station or the Beacon Road/Barn Lane area. Services towards St Austell will operate the reverse of this.
First Kernow Service 55 from Camelford from Dunmere Rd will divert via Higher Bore St and Dennison Road and will not serve Bodmin Mount Folly, Bodmin General Station or the Beacon Road/Barn Lane area.  Services towards Camelford will operate the reverse of this.

Rail Service Disruptions

Network Rail Maintenance

Disruptions on Great Western Railway (GWR) lines are available on the GWR journey check website. 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.