During half term children who take a teddy on the train on either the Looe Valley Line, Tamar Valley Line or Maritime Line can travel free. Children must be accompanied by a fare paying adult (max 2 children per adult) and have a teddy or toy with them. Travel can be made between 14 & […]
Whether you’re off to visit the relatives or out for a refreshing winter walk, there are lots of reasons to take the train this holiday season – but do remember to check your journey before you travel. Things to do: See in the New Year in Cornwall – Cornwall plays host to some of the […]
Our popular Munchtime Express promotion is back for its fifth year on the scenic Looe Valley Line this November. Four top local restaurants will be serving up free taster lunches on the train each Tuesday, so you can sample some great food and take in the line’s views, atmosphere and wildlife all at once. This […]
The Great Scenic Railways website and an accompanying marketing campaign have been recognised at the national Community Rail Awards held at Torquay’s Riviera International Centre. The campaign won first prize in the Marketing category – read all about it on the Devon and Cornwall Rail Partnership website.
The Avocet Line between Exeter and Exmouth saw the opening of a new station today. Newcourt is Devon’s first new station for 20 years. The photo above shows the very first train arriving at the station from Exeter on time at 05.57 as the sun rises. A big thank you to Chris Austin for getting […]
Come and meet our very own Poldark and Demelza at London Paddington today, as part of the national Community Rail in the City campaign. Complete with lobster pots, fishing nets, barrels and period costumes, the Devon & Cornwall Rail Partnership’s staff and helpers are using the programme’s popularity as a way to capture the attention […]
The 125th anniversary of the opening of Bere Ferrers and Bere Alston stations and the opening of the Plymouth to Tavistock and Lydford railway will be marked with a number of local celebrations. A commemorative dinner, historical exhibition, an illustrated talk and an open day at the Tamar Belle Heritage Centre, Bere Ferrers station, […]
First Great Western will again be running a summer Sunday service between Exeter and Okehampton in 2015. It forms part of Devon County Council’s Dartmoor Sunday Rover initiative. The Dartmoor Sunday Rover service will run on every Sunday between 17th May and 6th September – see the timetable. For more information about Dartmoor Sunday […]