Visitor Information

Our train services for 2019 will  run DAILY from mid- March to the end of October. Most services are steam hauled. The Timetable will be shown on the on the South Devon Railway Website

Our main fares for 2019 are £16.00 Adult, and £.9.00 for Children age 3 to 15, under 3 travel free, and are provided with a souvenir ticket for travel. Senior Citizens travel for £15.00. A family ticket (2 adults + 2 children) is available at £45.00. Tickets are  normally available for travel all day, and there are also tickets available to combine train travel with a visit to either, or both, the Rare Breeds Farm at Totnes and the Dartmoor Otters and Butterflies Centre at Buckfastleigh. The vintage bus service runs on certain days to Buckfast Abbey, and then on through the town of Buckfastleigh before returning to the station. There is a list of service days on the notice board on the end of the station building at Totnes Littlehempston. The bus remains available for special event hire - like weddings, birthdays, etc.  Full details are available from the website    

 This picture was taken by Mavis Thomas.
May 2006.  Photo: Mavis Thomas?

Tickets should be purchased before travelling on the train. Please arrive 15 minutes before departure time. We are able to accept most plastic cards for payment. Tickets can also be booked on-line at

A freshly painted sign, flower baskets and an alarm bell!  Autumn 1997.  Photo:  ?

Dog tickets are available at £1.00 each. We ask that dogs are kept on a lead at all times whilst on the railway.

Cycles are carried free with fare paying passenger.  Cycles must not be ridden on any part of the station premises (including the bridge over the river) for the safety of pedestrians and others. Cycles not being taken on the train must be left in the cycle storage area by the path to the station.

Items posted in the Post Box at the station are conveyed by train, after receiving an impression to state that fact, and then enter the Royal Mail system.