Dart Valley

  • Video: South Devon Railway from the footplate

    Video: South Devon Railway from the footplate

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    If like me, you’re in desperate need of a heritage railway ‘fix’ in the current Covid-19 lockdown, you may be interested in this newly released video clip of the South Devon Railway (SDR). The 30-minute clip takes you on a ride from Buckfastleigh to Totnes Riverside. Shot from on top of the locomotive’s cab roof…

  • Minehead sells prairie to Dart Valley to cut liabilities

    Minehead sells prairie to Dart Valley to cut liabilities

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    THE West Somerset Railway has sold GWR Large Prairie No. 4110 to the Dart Valley Railway plc in the latest of a series of robust measures to reduce its liabilities. WSR plc placed the unrestored former Minehead branch locomotive on sale before Christmas. It was bought from the Southall Railway Great Western Preservation Group in…

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