The RailwayAlan Johnson

The railway will set the scene of a typical rural branch line during the war years and our trains will transport you in vintage style between the beautifully restored stations which nestle in the valley of the River Dart.

Goods trains may take precedence over passenger services so as to ensure the wheels of industry continue to turn. Military Police and Allied Troops will be on board certain trains to ensure peace is maintained and wartime crime is kept to a minimum.

The railway is operated by the South Devon Railway Trust, a registered charity, whose aims and objectives are to advance public education in the history and development of railway transport systems. We have a large team of dedicated volunteers who carefully restore and operate our line to the standards of the Great Western Railway and British Railways (Western Region). Our locomotives are living, breathing machines from a time gone by, which will envelop the beholder with a feeling of nostalgia and awe. Travel in one of our historic coaches whilst the rolling Devon scenery and clouds of steam drift past your window…

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