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Trains and flights cancelled as Storm Callum hits

Trains and flights cancelled as Storm Callum hits

Published by Emma Carton at 6:30am 12th October 2018. (Updated at 12:16pm 12th October 2018)

Trains and flights have been cancelled as Storm Callum hits Cornwall.

CrossCountry services out of the Duchy will not be running on Friday, because of gales and heavy rain.

The strong winds mean some flights from Cornwall Airport Newquay have been grounded too.

"There will also be no CrossCountry services running west of .

"Trains will be revised to start and terminate at Plymouth/Exeter St Davids.

"Ticket acceptance is in place and will be conveying customers via any reasonable route".

British Transport Police

All morning Flybe flights from Cornwall Airport Newquay to London Gatwick have been cancelled.

"Due to the high winds forecast for the south-west of England on Friday 12th October, all Flybe operated flights departing before 11am from Exeter Airport and Newquay Airport have been cancelled, apart from the Exeter to Alicante flight which has been rescheduled to 1pm; passengers on that flight should check in accordingly for that departure time.

"Customers affected by the cancellations should not travel to the airport.

"The safety of its passengers and crew is our number one priority and Flybe will, as always, do everything possible to minimise any disruption.

"Customers are asked to continue to check the airline’s ‘live’ flight information for the latest updates".


You can check the latest on affected trains on the National Rail website, or go to the Flybe website to read more on flight cancellations.

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