Latest news from The Dartmoor Line renewal!
New Track Construction train
Record track laying time achieved!
Okehampton train services - More details revealed
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The new Dartmoor Line website is launched today
Some excellent news today re the opening of the Okehampton to Exeter line and the reintroduction of regular daily services once more! Such an important and vital step in our campaign, It even made it as a substantial feature on National BBC News this morning - great publicity...Read more
Latest update on the reopening of the Okehampton rail link to Exeter.
Okehampton to Exeter railway line secures more than £40m funding
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An interesting read
Excellent News at last!
Fabulous news from OkeRail!
After weeks of not being able to say anything, today the confirmation that the government are restoring the passenger service was in the spending review.
In the National Infrastructure Strategy, which was also published today, alongside the CSR, on page...Read more
New plan for south west railways unveiled
SCHEMES to improve the railway network in the south west of England costing a total of less than £1.2 billion are set out in a plan which has been sent to ministers today.
The proposals build on upgrades in recent years, which have included the introduction of half-hourly services on the...Read more
Special Train from Okehampton to Weymouth
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...Read more
The Okehampton Castle special train to Weymouth & Dorchester
HERE ARE THE LATEST TRAIN TIMINGS FOR OUR TRIP FROM OKEHAMPTON TO WEYMOUTH AND DORCHESTER THIS SATURDAY 14 SEPT.
Okehampton Dep 08.15
Crediton Dep 08.50
Exeter St Davids Dep 09.08
Dorchester West 11.28 Weymouth 1138
We will...Read more
Quantum Theatre presents The Wind in the Willows
Theatre for all the family in the open-air!
Presented by: Bude Youth Theatre
Location: Ebbingdon Manor, Vicarage Road, Bude EX23 8LN
Date: Wednesday 28th August, 2019
Door time: 5:00pm, start time: 6:30pm
Spring is...Read more
Letter to Scott Mann MP
Connect Bude wrote to Scott Mann MP in June 2019.
Summer Sunday Rail Service from Okehampton to Exeter
The Summer Sunday Rail Service from Okehampton to Exeter recommences on the 19th May.
You can once more enjoy a comfortable traffic-free rail journey into the city centre over the remaining part of the route from Bude to the outside world.
Hopefully not long now before we see a...Read more
‘Swann Songs’ to Support Connect Bude
Singers Jan Baker and Robert Barber, and pianist Peter Clarke, who recently became members of Connect Bude (the group that is campaigning to reconnect Bude and Holsworthy to the National Railway Network) have kindly offered to raise awareness and funds for Connect Bude, by performing their...Read more
The Future of Seaside Towns Report
Sunday Rail Service from Okehampton
Royal Oke Special Train on 21 April
Press Release from OkeRail
The Royal Oke special trains have a national impact with regard reopening the Okehampton to Exeter line. The Government, directed by Chris Grayling [Minister of Transport] had instructed GWR to prepare plans to reopen this line. GWR Regional Development Manger...Read more
Great News on Services Between Okehampton and Exeter!
Transport Secretary Chris Grayling said “We have instructed GWR to prepare plans to introduce regular train services to Okehampton, with the objective of securing a credible and costed plan for delivering an all-week, all-year train service between Exeter and Okehampton as soon as reasonably...Read more