Okehampton line reopens on 20 November

Regular daily passenger trains will run between Exeter and Okehampton for the first time since 1972 from 20 November when the route is fully reopened.

The c£40 million project is the first of the Government’s Restoring Your Railway fund reopenings to be completed, just nine months after funding was formally approved. It is the culmination of decades of campaigning by local bodies in the region and has involved extensive collaboration between The Department for Transport, Network Rail, Great Western Railway, Devon County Council, Devon and Cornwall Rail Partnership and local campaigners and MPs. 

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