Barnstaple and Devon Railways

The North Devon Line


 Barnstaple, North Devon, England


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 These above will link to high res scans to give you a taste of what is on offer within this large site

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This site is full of 100`s high quality scans of the railways of the Tarka Line in North Devon, down to the sea wall between Dawlish and Teignmouth and across into China Clay country in Cornwall. All taken in 1983 to 1990 they represent a unique historical record of what has now passed.

Steve Johnson, Plymouth, May 2000

The Photograph Collection of the North Devon Line in the mid 1980`s - Freight, Class 31 and 33 locomotive haulage, DMU`s, 47`s at Crediton - inside Barnstaple Junction Signal Box, goods trains at Barnstaple Junction..........enjoy 



Sections of the 1980`s railway scene away from the Tarka Line

The Railway Line and it`s Structures and Signalling from Barnstaple to Exeter Central, (this being the Tarka Line) and  Okehampton to Exeter St. Davids - and on through to Topsham

The North Devon Line - Exeter to Barnstaple

Ruined railway stations around Plymouth - Millbay, Keyham, Bere Alston, Callington

The Dawlish to Teignmouth Sea Wall Railway - Horse Cove


The Devon Banks and Newton Abbot

Dainton Bank


Saltash and around South East Cornwall

Across the Royal Albert Bridge to Cornwall

Par, Cornwall

Lostwithiel, Cornwall

Newquay, Cornwall

Liskeard to Looe, Cornwall

London including Broad Street and Marylebone

Birmingham New Street

Edinburgh, Carlisle, and Hexham also Wolverhampton




Whitby and Middlesborough


Weymouth Quay

Yeovil Pen Mill






Porstmouth and the Isle of Wight

Lowestoft and Yarmouth


Maiden Newton and Castle Cary- Dorset

Golden Oldie Railway Photographs

Steam on the Western Region mainline in 1985

for the epilogue - click here


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