Dartmoor Railway Heritage Services

Okehampton-Meldon services will restart on Saturday May 27th, in accordance with the timetable and fare structure below. Trains will run on Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holdays.

Motive power will be the diesel electric multiple unit 1132, aka 'Thumper'.


Meldon Viaduct dep             ----  1045 1145 1245 1445 1555 1705

Okehampton platform 2 arr   ----  1100 1200 1300 1500 1610 1720

Okehampton platform 2 dep  ---- 1015 1115 1215 1415 1525 1635

Meldon Viaduct arr               ---- 1030 1130 1230 1430 1540 1650


                   Adult  Senior Child    Family

All Day Rover  £5.00  £4.00 £3.00  £14.00

Single Journey £3.00 £2.00  £2.00  £8.00


- Carers of disabled persons, children under 5, dogs and bikes travel free

- Children are defined as under 15

- Seniors are defined as aged 60 or more.

- A family ticket is for 2 adults and 2 children

Eggesford Garden Centre

As well as our superb choice of quality plants (plus all things needed to make your garden grow) we have a large shop stocked with gifts, cards, Tigi clothing,  pet and wild bird care and so much more.

Our popular Gardens Restaurant serves tasty cakes, snacks and meals, all made on the premises.  

So whether shopping, eating or exploring

there really is something for everyone at Eggesford Garden Centre.

Nearest  station - Eggesford

Combe Rail exhibition

Saturday 9 Sept. 2017

Organised by Combe Rail, at The Landmark Pavilion, Wilder Rd, Ilfracombe, EX34 9BZ  a day long railway exhibition with many exhibitors including

Combe Rail

Ilfracombe Model Railway Society

Ilfracombe Museum

The West Somerset Railway

Braunton Museum

Lynton Cliff Railway

Bideford Railway Centre

Instow Signal Box

Tarka Rail Association

Admission is free. The exhibition is open from 1000 to 1600.

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Bideford Railway Heritage

Nearest  station - Barnstaple

Bideford Railway Heritage Centre manages the Bideford station site and Instow signal box, which are both on the old railway line from Barnstaple to Bideford in North Devon. The railway line is now part of the popular Tarka Trail and so the two sites provide points of interest to cyclists and walkers alike, as well as to the more general visitor. There is a museum at Bideford and also tearooms.

More information can be found at www.bidefordrailway.co.uk

The Dartmoor Railway runs from Mid-Devon to the edge of Dartmoor, providing car free access to the Dartmoor National Park for walkers and cyclists.

The Old Station Tea Rooms at Okehampton

The Old Station Tea Rooms at Okehampton Railway Station offer a delicious selection ranging from cooked meals to snacks, cakes and hot drinks. Enquiries: 01837 52762

Opening Times

Monday to Friday - 10.00am to 4.00pm

Saturday and Sunday - 9.00am to 5.00pm

Meldon Buffet

Meldon Buffet is in a former buffet coach, and enjoys tremendous views of Meldon Viaduct, Meldon Dam and the West Okement valley. The menu is more limited than that of Okehampton.

As of April 9th 2017, Meldon Buffet is now open at weekends and bank holidays. Times are a little uncertain, but should be at least 1100 to 1630.

More information from the Dartmoor Railway Supporters Association