FREE TO VISIT
The new Heritage Centre for the Looe Valley Line is in three rooms in the Liskeard & Looe Railway Building which is on Platform 3 of Liskeard station. The building dates back to the 1901 opening of the line into Liskeard from Coombe Junction which saw Liskeard and Looe linked by rail for the first time. Read more
- Original ticket office and general waiting room
- Explore how things worked before the era of the computer
- Modern replica of signalbox nameboard
- 1950s and 1960s photographs
- Learn about Horace Holbrook, the first Superintendent of the Line
Opening times: The centre is unstaffed and, thanks to Liskeard station staff, is usually open through the day from morning to late afternoon, seven days a week. Plan your trip
Funding for the centre has come from GWR’s Customer and Communities Improvement Fund and the Community Rail Development Fund, a joint initiative of the Department for Transport and the Community Rail Network.
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ABOUT THE HERITAGE PROJECT
The Looe Valley Line heritage project is brought to you by the Devon & Cornwall Rail Partnership.
It was funded by the GWR Customer and Communities Improvement Fund and the Designated Community Rail Development Fund, a joint initiative of the Department for Transport and the Association of Community Rail Partnerships (now Community Rail Network).