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 - Greenwith Hill, Perranwell

2 to 24 January 2020

Due to South West Water works, Greenwith Hill will be closed between 2 and 24 January.  During the closure period First Kernow Service 46 will divert via Greenwith Road in both directions and will not serve stops at the chapel and rail station.

Road Closure - A3074 St Ives Road and Longstone Hill, St Ives

6 January to 7 February 2020

Due to South West Water sewer works there will be closures on the A3074 St Ives Road and Longstone Hill between 6 January and 7 February 2020.  This will affect the operation of First Kernow Services A17 and T2 into and out of St Ives.  During the closure period First Kernow will operate a shuttle bus from St Erth Railway Station Park and Ride site to provide a link service into St Ives.  For further information please contact First Kernow.

Road Closure - Grampound Road

13 to 17 January 2020

Due to resurfacing works there will be a road closure on the unclassified road between Grampound Road and Newstables between 0930 and 1700 from the 13 to 17 January.  This will affect the operation of the First Kernow Service 22 running between Truro - Probus - Grampound Road - St Stephen - St Austell.  Departures from Truro at 0705, 0815, 1615, 1715, 1815 and from St Austell at 0625, 0725, 0825, 1633, 1740 will opreate their normal route.  All other journeys will divert via Ladock and Brighton Cross and will be unable to serve Grampound Road and Probus.  Passengers from Probus for journeys into Truro should look to use First Kernow Services 27, 50 and 51 as an alternative.

Access will also be maintained for the Roseland Academy school bus and the Truro College buses in and out of Grampound Road during the closure period. 

Update 16 January

Poor weather has caused delays to these works.  In addition to the above, the road will also be closed from Monday 20 to Friday 24 January.

Road Closure - Harlyn Bay Road

20 to 24 January 2020

Due to Western Power works there will be a road closure on Harlyn Bay Road from 20 to 24 January between the hours of 0730 and 1800.  During the closure period First Kernow Service A5 willbe unable to serve Harlyn Bay.

Road Closure - Stepaside, Trethosa

22 and 23 January 2020

Due to South West Water works there will be a closure on the road at Stepaside near Trethosa on 22 and 23 January.  First Kernow Service 22 journeys due through the closure before 0835 will not be affected, journeys after this time will divert via Nanpean to Treviscoe and will be unable to serve this area whilst the closure is in place.  It is hoped works will be completed on the first day however it may continue into the second day.  Access will be maintained for school buses.  For further information please contact First Kernow.

Road Closures - B3297 Redruth to Helston

22 to 31 January 2020

Due to resurfacing works there will be a series of road closures on the B3297 between Redruth and Helston from 22 to 31 January (weekdays only) between the hours of 0930 and 1630.  Depending on the locations there will be an impact on First Kernow Services L1 and L2 and OTS Service 442, which will operate diversions where necessary.  School and college services will be allowed through the closures.  The proposed closure areas are:

  • Wendron to Helston 22 and 23 January
  • Trenear to Wendron 24, 27 and 28 January
  • Ninemaidens to Pencoys 29 and 30 January
  • Redruth to Four Lanes 31 January and 3 and 4 February

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.