Press releases

Incident on June 22nd 2017

12th December 2016: Award winning season

30th July 2015: Rails & Ales

30th July 2015: August Rail Cruises

27th March 2015:  Easter 2015 Gala - Delivering the Goods

11th February 2015: February 2015 Branch Line Gala

5th February 2015: Joining forces at top tourism shows

21st November 2014: Tourism Business of the Year

20th November 2014: SDR picks up Visit Devon Tourism Award

31st October 2014: Award winning season

14th October 2014: Hallowe'en and Half Price Weekend

25th September 2014: SDR & Stuart Line Cruises launch Boat Train

23rd September 2014: River Dart Raft Race, 6th October

21st August 2014: Rails & Ales August Bank Holiday

22nd July 2014: Family Fun Weekend, 26/27.7.14

20th June 2014: Turning back the clock to 1944

9th April 2014  Easter 2014: Delivering the Goods

9th April 2014  New Railway Manager appointed

7th April 2014: First GW apprentices step back in time

6th April 2014: River Dart Raft Race - 5.10.14

6th April 2014: Mel Stride MP visits SDR

4th April 2014: Half Price Weekend - 5th/6th April

31st March 2014:  Retirement present for Totnes Times reporter

19th February 2014: Floods: Two Devon Heritage Railways work together

7th February 2014: SDR wins race against time to reopen railway

7th January 2014: Insurance will cover bulk of landslip costs

9th December 2013: Santa and the West Country's biggest plum pudding!


10th August 2013: Manor class locomotive to return to Buckfastleigh


11th February 2013: Western Branch Line Gala and Railmotor No 93


1st May 2012: SDR celebrates 140th anniversary


31st December 2011: Third record breaking season in a row


23rd December 2011: Mince Pie Specials to celebrate the New Year


19th April 2011: 3 Great Attractions 1 Amazing Day launches.


23rd March 2011: South Devon Railway kicks off 20th anniversary season with half price weekend.


3rd March 2011: Veteran loco clocks up one million miles.


1st January 2011: Record 2010 for South Devon Railway.