118 Rail Link bus for Okehampton station

Dartline 118 Rail Link bus
The 118 bus between Tavistock, Brentor, Lydford and Okehampton calls at Okehampton station every other hour, timed with trains (Mon-Sat, some Sunday buses too).Look up bus times (or see PDF bus timetable)Look up train times (or see PDF train timetable)Live bus tracker mapThe Rail Link bus service provides joined-up public transport options for passengers along the 118 bus route between Tavistock and Okehampton, seven days a week. More “118 Rail Link bus for Okehampton station”Read More

Restoring your Railway: Passengers to see Dartmoor Line services doubled

Rail Minister Wendy Morton (third from left) visits Okehampton station
From this Sunday (15 May), services on the popular Dartmoor Line will be doubled – giving passengers travelling between Exeter and Okehampton the option to travel more frequently with hourly trains. The line reopened last November, restoring a regular, year-round service for the first time in almost 50 years and is part of the Government’s £500 million manifesto commitment to ‘Restore Your Railways.’ More “Restoring your Railway: Passengers to see Dartmoor Line services doubled”Read More

Dartmoor Line set for upgrade in preparation for start of hourly services

Track tamping machine on the Dartmoor Line
Network Rail is set to begin 15 days of engineering upgrades on the Dartmoor Line in preparation for the introduction of hourly services.Next week, from Monday 25 April until the early hours of Tuesday 10 May, Network Rail engineers will be upgrading parts of the 14-mile stretch of Dartmoor Line which currently carries two-hourly Great Western Railway (GWR) passenger services between Okehampton and Exeter.Along More “Dartmoor Line set for upgrade in preparation for start of hourly services”Read More

Dartmoor Line wins national award

Partners receive Community Rail Award on 9th December 2021
The Dartmoor Line has been recognised with a national award in the same week that weekend trains began running direct to and from Exeter Central.At the national Community Rail Awards, held in Southampton on Thursday 9th December, the Devon & Cornwall Rail Partnership, GWR and Network Rail won the ‘Best Communications’ category for their work to inform people about the reopening of the Okehampton-Exeter line and to involve the community.Judges More “Dartmoor Line wins national award”Read More