After much uncertainty due to the threatened Rail Strike we are delighted to announce that this is on and good weather forecast.
Contact Roger Winnen 01736 350048 or 0777 380 8074
Visit North Devon exploring Barnstaple Jct to Barnstaple Victoria Road, Braunton, and Wrafton stations on the Ilfracombe line together with Bideford if time permits.
Purchase an off Peak return to Plymouth and a Devon Day Ranger both at £6.60 each with railcards.
Dep Penzance 06.30 Camborne 06.51 Redruth 06.57 Truro 07.09 St Austell 07.25 Par 07.32 Bodmin Parkway 07.46 Plymouth 08.25 Exeter St David's 09.20/09.27 Barnstaple 10.35
Depart Barnstaple Station at 10.45 walk to Barnstaple Victoria Road via Barnstaple East Loop and the five span bridge of 119yds crossing the River Taw at 10.55/11.10 then walking the trackbed to MacDonalds just off route near Barnstaple Victoria Road for toilets and a quick snack 11.55/12.20 then proceeding to Barnstaple Victoria Road Goods Station now The Grosvenor Church 12.25/12.35.
Barnstaple Bus Station for 12.45 or 12.55 Service 21 to George Hotel, Braunton arr 13.05 or 13.15. Explore the area at the site of Braunton Railway Station before departing at 13.45 walking on the trackbed to Wrafton arr 14.05 to view Wrafton Station, then proceed to the main road for 14.21 service to Barnstaple Green Lane arr 14.32 for Barnstaple Town Station etc.
Barnstaple Bus Station dep on Route 21 at 14.58 Bideford Arrive 15.24 and return from Bideford Quay at 16.02 Stop B to Barnstaple Junction Station 16.32arr.
Depart 17.08 to Exeter arr 18.23/18.46 Plymouth 19.42 Bodmin Parkway 20.23 Par 20.35 St Austell 20.41 Truro 21.02 Redruth 21.13 Camborne 21.19 Penzance 21.42
In the event of the 06.30 Cross Country Service being cancelled proceed on the First Great Western 06.50 Penzance service to Exeter where an amended timetable will go into operation.