Broken down train delays passengers between Taunton and Exeter St Davids

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  • Broken down freight train caused problems.
  • FGW and CrossCountry services were affected.
  • Some passengers delayed up to an hour.
  • Services now running as normal.

2:15pm

Trains are now running normally between Taunton and Exeter.

12:54pm

Delays now expected until 2pm:

11:45am

Delays of 60 minutes between Taunton and Exeter St Davids expected until 1pm, according to National Rail.

11:41am

11:38am

11:27am

National Rail says routes affected are:

  • First Great Western services between London Paddington, Cardiff Central and Plymouth;
  • CrossCountry services between Birmingham New Street and Plymouth.

11:26am

The broken down train near Tiverton Parkway is causing delays of up to 30 minutes.

11:22am

11:21am

RAIL passengers are suffering from delays due to a broken down freight train.

It is affecting travel between Taunton and Exeter St Davids.

National Rail says delays are expected "until further notice."ย 

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3:24pm Mon 13 Jan 14

St. Austell says...

What a way to run a public service! In the old days the GWR would have had a loco "In steam" at Whiteball ready to deal with such problems. Progress?
What a way to run a public service! In the old days the GWR would have had a loco "In steam" at Whiteball ready to deal with such problems. Progress? St. Austell
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