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Planned Public Transport Service Disruptions


The list below shows the current known service disruptions for bus and rail services within Cornwall.

Only roadworks that affect bus services are listed below: 

View all current and future planned roadworksBus service disruptions

Road Closure – Sandy Lane, Redruth

6 March to 22 May 2024

Due to roadworks Sandy Lane will be closed from the 6 March until the 22 May  During the closure buses will be unable to serve Sandy Lane and will divert as follows:

Go-Cornwall Service 34: Towards Helston will divert via Station Hill and Falmouth Road.  Towards Redruth the service will divert via Clinton Road, Heanton Terrace and Albany Road to Redruth Railway Station.

Go-Cornwall Service 36S: Will divert via South Downs, Clinton Road, Heanton Terrace, Albany Road and Redruth Railway Station.

Go-Cornwall Service 40: In the evening will be diverted in both directions via Redruth Railway Station, Albany Road, Heanton Terrace and Clinton Road.

Road Closure – Wheal Rose

From 21 March 2024 Ongoing

Due to roadworks the road at Wheal Rose is currently closed.  During the closure period Hopleys service 315 is operating under diversion via Skinner’s Bottom and not serving stops at Wheal Rose.

Road Closure – Nine Maidens to Penmarth

7 May to 30 July 2024

The road between Nine Maidens and Penmarth is currently closed.  OTS service 42 is diverting between Goonlaze and Nine Maidens.  From Falmouth at Goonlaze buses are operating to Wheal Buller, then via the B3297 to Four Lanes and Nine Maidens where the bus turns to rejoin the normal route to Four Lanes. Towards Truro the reverse is operating.  During the closure buses are unable to serve Penmarth.   

Road Closure – Acacia Road, Laburnum Drive and Oakfield Road, Falmouth

13 to 31 May 2024

Due road works there will be closure between the 13 and 31 May on Acacia Road, Laburnum Drive and Oakfield Road.  During the closure period please confirm with OTS regarding diversions for services 64, 64A, 65, 65A.

Road Closure – St Blazey Road, Par

17 May to 9 June 2024

St Blazey Road will be closed between the 17 May and the 9 June. During the closure period Go-Cornwall evening service 24 will operate under diversion via Middleway towards St Andrews Road and Eastcliffe Road in both directions.

Road Closure – Trelill

20 to 31 May 2024

Due to utility works there will be a closure on Trelill Road between the 20 and 31 May.  During the closure Go-Cornwall service 95 will operate under diversion between St Kew Highway and St Teath via the A39 and will not serve Trelill.

Overnight Road Closure – A390 Truro

20 May to 31 May 2024

There will be overnight closures on the A390 at Langarth from 1900 between the 20 and 31 May.  The road will be open at the weekend and on the 27 May Bank Holiday Monday.  When the closure is in place First Buses service U1E will from Truro at Threemilestone divert via Greenbottom, Dangerous Crossing to Penstraze and then via the unclassified road near Truro Airfield to the A30 where it will resume its normal route.  From Newquay the reverse will operate.

Road Closure – Madron

20 to 31 May 2024

Due to resurfacing works there will be closures in the centre of Madron from the 20 to the 31 May between the hours of 0730 and 1700. The road will be open during the weekend on the 25 and 26 and on Bank Holiday Monday the 27 May.  During the closure period First Buses service 17A will be unable to serve Madron turning at Boscathnoe Lane.

On the closure days a free shuttle bus will run between Madron Church and Penzance Bus Station operated by Go-Cornwall.  Buses will depart from Madron Church at 0834, 0943, 1047, 1147, 1247, 1347, 1447, 1552, 1707.  Buses will depart from Penzance Bus Station (operating via Market Jew St) at 0915, 1030, 1130, 1230, 1330, 1430, 1531, 1646.  

Overnight Road Closure – Meneage Road, Helston

22 to 24 May 2024

Meneage Road will be closed overnight from 1900 between the 22 and 24 May.  During the closure period Go-Cornwall services 34 and 36 will be unable to serve Meneage Road and Furry Way diverting via Trengrouse Way and Meneage Street to serve Coinagehall Street, Wendron Street and Clodgey Lane.  

Urgent Road Closure – B3314 Delabole to Slaughterbridge

23 May 2024

Due to urgent resurfacing works the B3314 between its junction with the B3263 and the B3263 will be closed between 0730 and 1700 on the 23 May.  During the closure period Go-Cornwall services 95 and 96 will operate under diversion.  Please confirm details with Go-Cornwall.  School and college services will be allowed through the closure and operate their usual routes.

Overnight Road Closure – B3312 Madron

24 May 2024

Due to utility works the B3312 into Madron will be closed overnight from 1900.  During the closure period Go-Cornwall service 17E will be unable to serve Madron diverting via Heamoor Parc, Letta and Trengwainton Gardens in both directions.

Road Closure – Boscawen Street, The Big Truro Market

25 May 2024

Due to The Big Truro Market, Boscawen Street will be closed on the 25 May between 0500 and 1900.  During the closure period buses will divert as follows:

Local Bus Services: During the closure inbound bus services from the railway station direction will divert via St Austell Street and will not serve the Museum and Boscawen Street stops.  Outbound services towards the railway station from the bus station will operate via St Austell Street, but will still serve Victoria Square. 

Park and Ride: During the closure services will be unable to serve Quay Street.  For passengers travelling towards Tregurra Park and Ride you are advised to use the stop outside the Truro Museum on River Street.  For passengers travelling towards Langarth Park and Ride, you are advised to use the stop in Victoria Square.

Road Closure – Veryan Country Fair

25 May 2024

Due to the Veryan Country Fair the last journey on Travel Cornwall service 51 will be unable to serve Pendower Road, terminating at Veryan Green.

Road Closure – Broadclose Hill, Bude

28 to 31 May 2024

Broadclose Hill will be closed between the 28 and 31 May.  During the closure Go-Cornwall service 128 will be unable to serve Broadclose Hill diverting via Killerton Road and Valley Road in both directions.

Overnight Road Closure – A388 Callington to St Mellion

28 to 31 May 2024

Due to resurfacing works there will be overnight closures on the A388 between St Mellion and Callington from 1900 from the 28 to the 31 May.  During the closure period Go-Cornwall service 12 from Plymouth will divert at Carkeel Roundabout via the A38 to Liskeard and via the A390 to Callington.  From Callington the reverse will operate.  During the closure period stops at St Mellion, Hatt and Carkeel wont be served.  Due to the length of the diversion delays are expected to the service.

Road Closure – Parka Road and Station Road

28 to 29 May 2024

There will be closures on Parka Road and Station Road on the 28 and 29 May.  During the closure buses will divert as follows:

First Buses T3: Towards Truro buses will take their normal line of route to Halloon Roundabout, then via the A39 to Moorland Road, Fraddon Hill, Parka Road to St Columb Road where they will resume their normal line of route.  Towards Truro buses will take their normal route to St Columb Road then via Parka Road, Fraddon Hill and Indian Queens to Fraddon Roundabout where they will resume their normal route.

Go Cornwall 21/90/94: Will divert via the A39, Indian Queens Moorland Road and will not serve stops at St Columb Road and St Francis Road.  

Road Closure – B3254 Barn Street, Windsor Place, Russell Street, Liskeard

28 to 31 May 2024

During the closure period Go-Cornwall service 73/73A will operate a revised timetable.  Service 73 will operate direct to Widegates from Liskeard and then via the normal route.  Service 73A will operate to Duloe via Dobwalls to St Keyne and then the normal route to Polperro.  For further information please refer to Go-Cornwall.

Road Closure – Rosewarne Road, Wall

28 May to 3 June 2024

Due to utility works there will be a closure on Rosewarne Road at Wall which will affect Go-Cornwall service 39/39A which will operate under diversion.  For further information please refer to Go-Cornwall.

Road Closure – High Street, St Keverne

29 May to 6 June 2024

Due to surfacing works there will be a closure on the main road into St Keverne between 0730 and 1700.  During the closure period Go-Cornwall service 36 will be unable to serve the Square turning at Treskewes Estate.  Please confirm diversion for OTS service 33 with the operator.  School buses in the morning will have access to the Square, but in the afternoon will only operate as far as Treskewes Estate. 

Road Closure – Stoke Road, Stoke Climsland

29 May 2024

Stoke Road will be closed between 0930 and 1530 on the 29 May.  During the closure Go-Cornwall service 12 will, in both directions, be diverted via Kelly Bray towards Duchy College and will turn at Kyl Cober Parc.

Overnight Road Closure – Wendron Street, Helston

30 May 2024

Wendron Street will be closed overnight from 1900 on the 30 May.  During the closure buses will be unable to serve the Seven Stars stop and stops along Wendron Street and Godolphin Road and will divert as follows:

First Buses U4: Towards Falmouth after the boating lake buses will divert via A394, Meneage Street into Coinagehall Steet where it will serve the Blue Anchor stop.  Buses towards Penzance won’t be affected.

Go-Cornwall 34/36: Will divert via Furry Way, Meneage Road and the A394 towards Flambards and Helston Tesco.    

Rail Service Disruptions

Network Rail Maintenance

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 due to planned engineering projects across the country.

View timetable changes due to planned engineering works

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