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To Reconnect Bude and Holsworthy to the National Rail Network

Special Train from Okehampton to Weymouth

The Train

OkeRail Forum in partnership with Great Western Railway and Dartmoor Railway are planning to run an express passenger train from Okehampton Station to Weymouth on Saturday 14th September 2019.

The train will depart from Okehampton at 08.15 and arrive back at 19.30 giving almost 5 hours in Weymouth.

Key Objectives of Connect Bude

  • To campaign to reconnect Bude and Holsworthy to the National Rail Network, initially via Okehampton.
  • To promote an improved rail service between Okehampton and Exeter and beyond.
  • To ensure the trackbed of the former railway is protected against further development.
  • To garner the widespread community support of individuals, elected representatives and businesses in order to achieve the first three objectives.