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ROADS: Flash flooding in Cornwall

Watch out for surface water on the roads this morning.

In Cornwall, the following roads are affected:

  • B3359 at East Taphouse is just passable due to flooding near the A390 junction.
  • Flooding also affecting the A3075 in Rejerrah near the turn for Mount.
  • Surface water on the A30 at Drift. It's around the junction for the B3283. Mainly affecting the eastbound side of the A30.

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ROADS: A361 Tiverton, Devon

The A361 eastbound is partially blocked due to an obstruction on the road around the junction for the A396 Heathcoat Way.

Approach with care. Police reporting either a crate or road sign in the road and has caused some damage to a number of vehicles already.

Disruption on the trains this weekend

Train passengers are being advised to check before they travel this weekend as Network Rail carry out essential track maintenance works throughout Devon and Cornwall.

Buses will replace trains from Exeter St Davids, Crediton and Barnstaple.

From Monday to Saturday next week, rail services between Exeter St Davids and Crediton will be hourly throughout the day with reduced services on mornings and evenings.

For the next two Sundays, a two hourly service will operate. On all days, customers will be served by bus services between Exeter to Barnstaple and Barnstaple to Exeter in the early mornings and late evenings.

This Sunday, only a revised timetable will be in operation between Plymouth and Penzance:

  • Rail replacement buses will operate between Plymouth and St Austell (direct) and between Bodmin Parkway, Lostwithiel, Par and St Austell.
  • A revised train service will be in operation between Truro and Falmouth Docks – to maintain connections at Truro with St Austell and Penzance services.
  • The railway line between Par and Newquay will also be closed, with replacement buses in operation between Newquay, St Austell and Plymouth and between Newquay and all stops to Par.

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ROADS: One lane now open on A30 in Okehampton

One lane is now open on the A30 westbound near Okehampton, but delays remain.

Recovery likely to be on-going until around 10.00am. The road is likely to be closed when recovery arrives.

An accident involving two lorries closed the road between the B3260 (Meldon Junction) and the A386 (Sourton Cross) just after 6.30am this morning.

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