East Devon Line
A large new namesign and garden has been installed at Pinhoe station.The sign and garden have been installed by Network Rail Western Route for the Devon & Cornwall Rail Partnership, working with Pinhoe Community Hub, the station adopters.Bradford’s have supplied the bark chippings for the garden free of charge and plants have been funded by Pinhoe Community Hub, thanks to a grant from South Western Railway, and the Rail Partnership. Read more
If you have an idea for a project at or relating to the East Devon Line or one of its stations, help is available, including money. The East Devon Line is the section of South Western Railway’s Waterloo – Exeter route in Devon and includes Axminster, Honiton, Feniton, Whimple, Cranbrook and Pinhoe stations. Read more
To highlight the fact that both the start (Cranbrook) and finish (Barnstaple) of the Tour of Britain’s second stage were easily accessible by train, we ran a marketing campaign developed in consultation with our partners at South Western Railway and Great Western Railway. Read more
Last summer, Cranbrook station was transformed by the addition of colourful posters, designed by pupils and students from St Martin’s C of E Primary School and the Cranbrook Education Campus. To ring the changes, a second set of winning posters has just been installed. Read more
CASE STUDY | Great Scenic Railways is the Partnership’s tourism-focused website, promoting the branch lines to more than 75,000 tourists and local day trippers each year.