8th September 1962
Plymouth Railway Circle /
South Devon Railway Society
Farewell to the Ashburton Branch
|Loco(s) Used||at least 4567|
|Stock Used||Brake Vans|
|4567||Totnes - ?Ashburton Jn?|
|4567||?Ashburton Jn? - Totnes Quay|
|4567||Totnes Quay - Ashburton Jn - Staverton - Buckfastleigh - Ashburton|
|4567||Ashburton - Buckfastleigh - Staverton - Ashburton Jn - Totnes|
(1) 4567 photographed at Totnes, Buckfastleigh, Ashburton & again returning bunker-first at Buckfastleigh. Reported to be the first passenger train over the Totnes Quay line as well as being the last passenger train over the Ashburton branch, the line being closed to all traffic with effect from 10th September 1962.
Sources : John Debens & Andrew Fairholm
From The John Debens Ticket Collection.
|Location||Advertised (out)||Advertised (rtn)|
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