Commuters could face a long journey home with road transport replacing trains between Barnstaple and Exeter.

THE 17.08 train from Barnstaple to Exeter has been cancelled today (Monday).

First Great Western confirmed the train would not run due to a ‘trespass incident’.

A spokesman for First Great Western confirmed road transport would replace the train from Barnstaple to Exeter.

On Twitter, bristolbridgetj said: “#trains #barnstaple #tarkaline B’stple train cancelled due 2 incident @ B’stple, buses+taxis put on from Ex St D. Avoid if u can!”

The spokesman confirmed services after the 17.08 should be running as normal.

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