The South Devon Railway Enthusiasts' site

Transport Gala and ‘Behind the Scenes’ Weekend
7th and 8th September 2019

Part of the nationwide Heritage Open Days event; a great opportunity to find out how we run the railway as well as enjoy vintage vehicles and trains all day!

So what’s going on?
This is just a holding page until more details are known however facilities and events are expected to include:


  • There are expected to be organised tours of the site
  • Vintage Bus – operating from the station forecourt.
  • Refreshment Rooms and Models & Gifts – open 9.30 – 17.30.

The SDR Association will have a stand in the Picnic Coach where information can be found about volunteering on the railway. The SDR Volunteer Coordinator will be on hand to answer any questions.


Staverton’s café coach will be open, where you will also be able to learn about volunteering and becoming a member of the railway.


SDRA Volunteer recruitment stand.


Our railway ran a further two miles to Ashburton in GWR and British Railways days, but in 1972 the A38 was built over the the trackbed.

Catch our former London Transport Red Routemaster ’Bus to Ashburton which will travel along the A38 Expressway.

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