GWR Sunday service to Okehampton


Passengers boarding the 0955 service to Exeter
Photographer: Tony Hill
Date taken: 31/07/2016



The official branding is 'Summer Trains to Exeter from Okehampton', but most of us still know it as the Sunday Rover. The service is operated by Great Western Railway, with financial support from Devon County Council. The 2019 service will commence on May 19th and finish on September 8th.

Timetable


St. James’ Park085711001426----
Exeter Central090011031429----
Exeter St. Davids0904110814341705
Newton St. Cyres--------1442x----
Crediton0914111914481715
Sampford Courtenay0941114515141741
Okehampton0950a1154a1522a1750a
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Okehampton0953121415521756
Sampford Courtenay1001122216001804
Crediton1026124716261830
Newton St. Cyres----1251x--------
Exeter St. Davids103713011636a1841a
Exeter Central10401304--------
St. James’ Park1042a1306a--------

a = arrival time, x = request stop

For connections with Dartmoor Railway services between Okehampton and Meldon, see services.

As the last 2 up services terminate at St. Davids, and the last down service starts from St. Davids, the following connecting services to or from Exeter Central may be of interest:
- 1552 Okehampton departure connects with 1646 St. Davids departure to Exeter Central arriving 1649
- 1651 Exeter Central departure connects with 1705 St. Davids departure to Okehampton
- 1756 Okehampton departure connects with 1846 St. Davids departure to Exeter Central arriving 1849, or 1925 St. Davids departure to Exeter Central arriving 1928.


Okehampton - Gunnislake bus service


For 2019 the much missed Okehampton - Gunnislake bus service has been reinstated, organised by the Devon and Cornwall Rail Partnership with funding from CrossCountry's Community Engagement Fund. Download bus service poster (2.4Mb).

On this bus service, the normal bus fares will apply, with no concessionary / bus pass travel and a maximum fare of £3 charged for those presenting valid Okehampton and Tamar Valley line rail tickets to the bus driver.

DR's 1132 and GWR's 150002 at Okehampton
Photographer: Tom Baxter
Date taken: 10/09/2017