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South Devon Railway

This line is open. Its main line runs from Exeter to Plymouth with a branch to Torquay.

Survey To be entered
Engineers IK Brunel
Act 1844
Contractors To be entered
Opened 1846
Closed

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  Yeovil to Exeter Line Clickable map of the South Devon Railway.

Chronology

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Surveyed by Brunel, crossing foothills of Dartmoor by steep gradients and tunneling.

Description of route

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From Exeter to Plymouth with a branch to Torquay. Various other lines were added to the backbone by other companies.


Page created on 12/04/2000
Page last edited on: 02/04/2012
Contact: Ewan Crawford