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

Route :

Loco(s) Route
4567 Totnes - ?Ashburton Jn?
4567 ?Ashburton Jn? - Totnes Quay
4567 Totnes Quay - Ashburton Jn - Staverton - Buckfastleigh - Ashburton
4567 Ashburton - Buckfastleigh - Staverton - Ashburton Jn - Totnes

Notes :
(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

Photo Review

From The John Debens Ticket Collection.

Advertised Timings

Location Advertised (out) Advertised (rtn)
Totnes 15.40d 18.22a
Ashburton 17.30a 17.55d

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