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Members Meeting » click to view full story

Our first Members Meeting for 2017 will take place on Monday 24th April at the Globe Hotel in Topsham. The meeting starts at 7 p.m. Our guest speaker is Paul Conibeare, General Manager of the West Somerset Railway. For further … Continue reading

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Electric Bikes » click to view full story

Electric bikes are now available for hire at certain venues in the Exeter area, including at Exeter Central and Digby & Sowton Stations. Other venues are planned across the City. For more information about the scheme, and how to hire … Continue reading

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Timetable change » click to view full story

Please note that timetables change on Sunday 11th December 2016. For a link to the timetable for the Avocet Line, and other GWR timetables visit our Travel Information page. For other timetables visit National Rail Enquiries.

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Avocet Ambles 3 » click to view full story

The latest in our popular series of walks from Avocet Line stations has now been published. The walks in this leaflet are- Topsham – Ship Canal – Exeter Central Digby & Sowton – Topsham Newcourt – Clyst St Mary – … Continue reading

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Half price travel to Barnstaple » click to view full story

From 22nd October 2016 you can buy a day return from Exeter stations to Barnstaple for just £5. Tickets from Digby & Sowton, Newcourt and Topsham cost just £5.05. For more information click here.

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See wildlife by train » click to view full story

Now the nights are drawing in our thoughts turn to the return of migrating birds to our shores. The Exe Estuary is a vital stronghold for many over-wintering waders, ducks and geese, in particular Brent Geese, Godwits (black tailed and bar … Continue reading

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Dinosaurs by train? » click to view full story

Exmouth Town Council is launching ‘Exmouth’s Lost World of Dinosaurs on 20th August 2016. Take a look at the leaflet – as the first dinosaur is near the station why not use the train to get there! See also “Dinosaurs … Continue reading

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Visit the West Somerset Railway » click to view full story

GWR is offering a special deal on tickets to visit the West Somerset Railway. The ticket price includes return travel to Taunton with GWR, return travel to Bishops Lydeard on the 28 bus, and unlimited travel on the West Somerset … Continue reading

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Digby & Sowton Station is 21 » click to view full story

Digby & Sowton station’s 21st birthday on Monday 23 May was celebrated in style with a giant birthday cake cut by Cllr Andrew Leadbetter, Devon County Council Cabinet Member for Economy and Transport in an event at the station, which … Continue reading

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Report of the Members Meeting on 18 April 2016 » click to view full story

Please click here to read a short report of the Members’ Meeting on 18th April 2016. The guest speakers were Dan Okey from GWR and Peter West from the Department for Transport.

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