Plymouth, Devonport and South Western Junction Railway






Portions of line and locations

This line is divided into a number of portions.


Lydford to Devonport



Approach to the former Tavistock North station in August 1976, just over 8 years after closure. ...
Ian Dinmore /08/1976


FGW Sprinter 150131 waits alongside Bere Alston station building on a Gunnislake to Plymouth service. Behind, while the driver walks to the other end ...
Mark Bartlett 29/07/2015
A DMU on the Plymouth - Gunnislake route stands at Bere Alston station in June 1991. The trackbed of the former line to Okehampton and beyond turns ...
Ian Dinmore /06/1991
The guard of the 1054 from Plymouth changes the points at Bere Alston allowing the Sprinter to reverse and continue to Calstock and Gunnislake. This ...
Mark Bartlett 29/07/2015
The platform at Bere Alston where the Gunnislake branch trains reverse. Left for Gunnislake and right for Plymouth. The now closed route to Okehampton ...
Ewan Crawford //

Bere Ferrers looking to Plymouth. Scene of an accident. ...
Ewan Crawford //
The station at Bere Ferrers, seen from a train on the Gunnislake branch in July 2015. The signal box is part of a small railway heritage centre and ...
Mark Bartlett 29/07/2015













Plymouth Friary



This was a London and South Western Railway terminus in the east of Plymouth. It was a four platform station built in connection with the Plymouth, Devonport and South Western Junction Railway.
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Adams class O2 0-4-4T no 30193 standing alongside the rail mounted crane on the south side of Plymouth Friary shed in August 1961 [see image 42737]. ...
K A Gray 17/08/1961
Drummond M7 0-4-4T no 30036 in the shed yard at Plymouth Friary in August 1961. ...
K A Gray 17/08/1961
Drummond M7 0-4-4T no 30034 photographed on 5 October 1961 inside Plymouth Friary shed. ...
K A Gray 05/10/1961
Shed scene at Plymouth Friary in August 1961. In the foreground is Adams O2 0-4-4T no 30193. [See image 42737] [With thanks to Messrs Anderson, ...
K A Gray 17/08/1961