Dartmoor Railway Heritage Services

Heritage services between Okehampton and Meldon will commence on March 30th. The journey time is about 10 minutes. Trains will run on weekends and bank holidays. The standard timetable (see below) will apply except on days when events trains run, which are:
Murder on the Dartmoor Express: April 20th, June 29th, July 27th, Aug 25th and Sept 21st at 1930.
Afternoon tea: April 19th, May 25th, July 13th, Aug 14th, Sept 28th at 1300.
Peppa Pig Easter: April 21st at 1130, 1300, 1430 and 1600.

Passengers wishing to use the standard heritage service to Meldon on days when events trains run are strongly advised to contact the railway and/or read any relevant notices on this page carefully.

Amended timetable for Saturday May 25th

Okehampton to Meldon Viaduct services will depart at 1015, 1115, 1300, 1525 and 1635
Meldon Viaduct to Okehampton services will depart at 1045, 1145, 1330, 1445 and 1555.
All services will depart from and arrive at platform 3. The train formation will be the Events Set.

On Saturday 25th May the Dartmoor Railway CIC ‘Afternoon Tea Special’ will be running at 1300. Ticket holders for this event will join the train at 1245.

Standard timetable (does not apply Sat May 25th. See above).

Meldon Viaductdep----10.4511.4512.4514.4515.5517.05
Okehampton Platform 2arr----11.0012.0013.0015.0016.1017.20
---------------------------- ----
Okehampton Platform 2dep10.1511.1512.1514.1515.2516.35 ----
Meldon Viaductarr10.3011.3012.3014.3015.4016.50 ----


All Day Rover£5.00£4.00£3.00£14.00
Single Journey£3.00£2.00£2.00£8.00


- Dartmoor Railway CIC Conditions of Carriage (145Kb) apply.
- Family ticket comprises 2 Adult and 2 Child tickets.
- Child ticket is required between the ages of 5 and 15.
- Children under 5, well behaved dogs (not on seats please) and bicycles carried free.
- Single Journey ticket is for one journey between Okehampton and Meldon Viaduct in either direction.

Rolling stock notes

Heritage service train:

Class 08 D4167/08937
Mk1 BSK RDB975046 Lab11
Mk2A FK S13436
LMS brakevan 731411

At some point in the season Thumper 1132/205032 may re-emerge from its current re-paint and become available.

Events train:

Class 31 31452
DTSO DB 977335 aka The Rocket
Mk2f FO 3387
Mk2f FO 3411
Mk2f FO 3353
Mk2f RFB 1213
Mk1 BSK 80225 Courier van
Mk1 TSOL 70273
Mk2f TSO 6002
Class 08 D4167/08937

Okehampton station cafe society, October 2014.
Photographer: Sue Baxter