The DRSA shop located on Platform 2 at Okehampton Station has opened for business and is proving popular with visitors to the station and providing a welcome income stream for DRSA. More stock is always needed so if you are having a clear-out of your unwanted railway books, videos, DVDs, model railway items or anything else with a railway connection these would be most welcome. Our shop organiser, Christine Horner can be contacted by on christine.horner@talk21.com or 01363 82383.

During the 2017 running season, the shop will be open on Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays between 1100 and 1500, and other days and times by special arrangement.

After heritage services finish on October 1st 2017, the shop won't open 'officially' until Spring 2018, but in practice is quite likely to be open, particularly on Saturdays.

Items for sale include:
  • A good selection of second hand railway books plus some books on other transport systems such as buses and trams
  • Second hand railway videos and DVDs (can be checked in the shop)
  • Railway picture cards
  • Railway postcards
  • Souvenir mugs, pencils and pens
  • 'Totem' sign fridge magnets featuring 'Dartmoor Railway', 'Okehampton and 'Meldon Viaduct' stations
  • Second hand 'OO' gauge model railway locomotives, rolling stock, trackwork, station and other lineside buildings
  • General souvenirs
  • A small selection of cold drinks and confectionery bars

'Matchbox' cars

Currently (as of 01/10/2016) we have for sale a collection of 'Matchbox' type cars, as follows:

Pipe Truck £8
Site Hut Truck £10
Girder Truck £8
Mercedes Coach £2.50
Bedford 7 1/2 ton tipper £4
Aveling-Barford tractor shovel £4
Studebaker Lark Wagonaire £2.50
Ford Corsair £5
Ford Zephyr 6 £2
Fiat 1500 £10
Lincoln Continental £2
Ford Zodiac Mk IV £3
MG 1100 with dog £2
Chevrolet Impala taxi £5

Hot Wheels:
Mattel Custom T-Bird £10
Mattel Custom Eldorado £5

Models of Yesteryear:
1922 AEC 'S' type omnibus £7
1912 Ford Model 'T' £7

We could always use help manning the shop. If you have a few hours to spare and would like to volunteer to help please do get in touch with Christine.

Photographer: Sue Baxter
Date taken: 30/01/2016