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 on New Road, Cawsand

17 September 2018 to 1 February 2019

From 17 September 2018 until 1 February, New Road between Cawsand and Kingsand, will be closed to buses.  During the closure, Plymouth Citybus (Go Cornwall) Service 70/70A/70B, will operate a revised timetable which is available from the Plymouth Citybus website.

Road Closure – B3276 Trevarrian

14 to 22 January 2019

There will be resurfacing works on the B3276 at Trevarrian and towards Mawgan Porth from 14 to 22 January between the hours of 0930 and 1630 (Not at weekends).  During the closure hours First Kernow service A5 will be diverted via St Mawgan and will not be able to serve Trevarrian.  Access will be retained in the afternoons for school transport.

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 – River Street, Truro

21 January to 8 February 2019

Due to a road closure on River Street, Truro for carriageway reconstruction and resurfacing works from 21 January to 8 February 2019, all  services inbound from the Richmond Hill and St Georges Rd direction will be diverted and will not be able to serve either the Museum or Boscawen St stops. Outbound services via Victoria Square will not be affected.

Road Closure – St Georges Road, Truro

21 to 24 January 2019

Due to the closure of St Georges Road for drainage works from 21 to 24 January, between the hours of 0730 and 1800, Travel Cornwall Truro Town Service 484 will not be able to serve the lower section of St Georges Road, Bosvigo Lane and Dobbs Lane and will instead divert via Richmond Hill and Station Road before resuming it normal route at Sainsburys.

Road Closure – B3247 Seaton to Hessenford

21 to 25 January 2019

Due to resurfacing works, the B3247 between Seaton and  Hessenford  will be closed  between  21 and 25 January between the hours of 0930 and 1600.  During the closure hours the Plymouth Citybus Service 75 will still serve Downderry, turning at Seaton, but will not be able to serve Hessenford.

Road Closure – Connor Downs

21 January to 30 January 2019

Due to resurfacing works in Connor Downs there will be road closures from the A30 Loggans Moor Roundabout on Carwin Rise, Connor Hill, Turnpike Road and Horsepool Road, to its junction with Gwinear Road and Gwithian Road.  The closures will be between 0930 and 1630 from 21 January to 30 January (not on Saturday or Sunday).  During the closure hours First Kernow Services T1 and T2 will be unable to serve Connor Downs and will divert as follows:  First Kernow T1 from Camborne between Treswithian and Loggans Moor will opreate via the A30 and will also not serve Roseworthy.  First Kernow T2 from Camborne will follow the normal route to Connor Downs Horsepool Crossroads then via Gwithian to Dynamite Corner before resuming its normal route.  The reverse of this will opreate for the services from Penzance and St Ives.

Road Closure – A3058 Brighton Cross to Summercourt

21 to 25 January 2019

Due to road works the A3058 between Summercourt and Brighton Cross will be closed between the  hours of 0930 and 1630 from 21 to 25 January.  During the closure hours First Kernow Service 25 and Travel Cornwall Service 497 will be unable to operate along this road and will follow the diversion between these points.

Road Closure – Tregonna Hill, Little Petherick

21 to 23 January 2019

Due to South West Water road works there will be closures on Tregonna Hill, Little Petherick between the hours of 0830 and 1700 from 21 January to 23 January.  During the closure hours Plymouth Citybus Service 11A will be unable to serve Little Petherick and St Issey and will divert via the A39 to Winnard’s Perch then the B3274 to Padstow.  From Padstow the reverse will operate.  The following 11A journeys will still serve Little Petherick and St Issey.  Departures from Padstow at 0625, 0730, 0805, 1730, 1830, 1930.  Departures from Wadebridge at 0653, 0735, 1700, 1803, 1853.  Access will be maintained for the Wadebridge School contract bus. 

Additional disruptions on Great Western Railway (GWR) lines are available on the GWR 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.