Warning issued to any holidaymaker visiting Cornwall by train or car

Brit holidaymakers in Cornwall have been warned they face traffic and travel chaos. The warnings come after holidaymakers were hit by 36 hours of chaos in the holiday county. Cornwall is one of the most popular locations in the UK for staycations.

Taxi firm boss tragically dies of Covid-19 without meeting newborn baby boy But a Tesco lorry has crashed into a railway bridge - leaving parts of the county "cut off". The Tesco delivery truck got stuck under the bridge - causing travel disruptions - in Mannamead, Plymouth.

Travel disruption could last until the end of Wednesday, Network Rail has confirmed. Trains are currently unable to enter the county. A Network Rail spokesperson said on Monday: "Services to and from the south west continue to be delayed or cancelled.

"It's because a lorry hit a bridge near Plymouth this afternoon. "We're sorry for the delays and advise passengers to check at @GWRHelp before travelling - tickets for today are valid for tomorrow." GWR said: "Due to a lorry hitting a railway bridge between Plymouth & Totnes only 1 line is open.

"Train services running through these stations may be cancelled, delayed or revised." Among Cornwall's holiday hotspots at St Ives, Newquay and Padstow. It also boasts some of the top locations for day trips in the entire country, and is hugely popular with families.

If you look at the interactive map of cases, the highest attack rates are Devon, Cornwall, south-west Wales, and the border areas of Scotland.

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