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Flooding causing disruption on Oxford-London trains

First Great Western is advising rail passengers between Oxford and London to use alternative services following serious flooding.

Tickets are being accepted by other train companies operating in the area.

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Flooding b'ween OXF & DID and also between TWY & M'head. Ticket accepted with Chiltern, CrossCountry, Virgin, L.Midland, SWT & Underground

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Customers travelling to / from Reading (or stations west thereof) from / to London may use SWT services via Ascot, Guildford or Basingstoke.

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Customers travelling between Oxford / Banbury & London are recommended to travel via Banbury, using Chiltern services to / from Marylebone.

Train services to and from Cornwall severely disrupted

Train services connecting Cornwall with the rest of the country are still severely delayed after a section of the line was undermined by large waves in Devon.

Some branch lines are operating but severe weather is causing major disruptions across the network.

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Owing to poor weather conditions between Exeter St Davids and Penzance all lines are affected. Services may be revised at short notice.

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Major damage has been caused by the poor weather. No trains are running between Exeter St Davids and Plymouth. Limited Road Transport.

Read: Huge waves destroy railway line in Dawlish

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First Great Western offers limited service in Cornwall

First Great Western continues to run a limited service between Exeter and Penzance in Cornwall after the sea undermined a stretch of the track at Dawlish.

As with yesterday, some of the branch lines are operating, but services in and out of Cornwall are very limited.

Read: Huge waves destroy railway line in Dawlish

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Due to weather conditions a limited service is running between Plymouth and Penzance

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No trains are running between Exeter St Davids and Plymouth. Limited Road Transport is running but is dependant on the local road conditions

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First Great Western passengers may use South West Trains services between Exeter and London Waterloo

No services to or from Cornwall until at least 10am

First Great Western has advised that there will be no services along the main train line connecting Cornall with the rest of the country until at least 10am.

Some branch lines are still operating although many have a reduced service.

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Poor weather between Exeter & Penzance means services between these stations may be cancelled/delayed. It's expected until at least 10:00.

Cornwall cut off as rail and road services cancelled

First Great Western are currently offering no rail or road services between Exeter and Penzance, effectively cutting off Cornwall and parts of Devon. Some branch lines are still operating.

The situation will be reviewed this morning and some services could resume after 9:30am, the company said.

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Due to the weather no trains are running between Penzance and Exeter. This will be at least until later this morning.

FGW suspends all lines between Exeter and Penzance

First Great Western has tweeted:

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All lines between Exeter & Penzance suspended due to poor weather. The situation will be reviewed first thing tomorrow morning (Wed 5 Feb)

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At present, until further notice we're unable to offer rail or road transport between Exeter & Penzance & advise not to attempt travel.

Video: Storms batter Teignmouth, Devon

Read: Four severe flood warnings in place across south-west

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First Great Western reports delays of up to two hours

First Great Western is reporting delays of up to two hours as a result of speed restrictions on many routes:

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#UKStorm Speed restrictions are in place on many routes, causing delays of up to 120 minutes. http://t.co/flEPCy2jNB for cancellations

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#UKStorm Customers with tickets for today (23/12) as well as 24/12 can travel on any service over the 2 days

Read: Network Rail imposes speed restrictions on main routes

First Great Western advise passengers 'to not travel'

First Great Western (FGW) has advised passengers not to travel to and from Devon and Cornwall, unless absolutely necessary.

Routes still closed included Liskeard to Looe in Cornwall and Exeter St Davids to Barnstaple in Devon.

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Due to disruption across the whole network it is advised to not travel today unless absolutely necessary ^Jess

For a full list of all cancelled and delayed FGW services click here.

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