Buckfastleigh station is the headquarters of the line and hosts the line’s workshops, sheds and offices. The station has a large, free car park and there are modern toilets in the Refreshment Rooms, which include baby changing facilities, and on the platform. There is also has a well-stocked gift and model shop and the Refreshment Rooms serve freshly prepared meals, snacks and drinks.

The station has easy access for wheelchairs, including ramps to access the trains, and reserved parking close to the platform.

There is plenty of free car parking at Buckfastleigh station and coach parking features a large turning circle and close, level access to the platform.

Dartmoor Otters & Buckfast Butterflies is adjacent to the SDR station.


Staverton station has a very small car park and is best accessed by train. On selected days, the station group buffet car is open. The station staff can advise on walks from the station.

Nappers Halt

A small halt exists here that auto-trains serve on selected days. 

Nappers Halt is a request stop. Passengers wishing to alight should advise the driver or guard before the train leaves the previous station. Passengers wishing to board should give a clear hand-signal to the driver from the platform.

Totnes Riverside

Totnes Riverside is about 500 yards from Totnes main line station, via a footpath link, and around three quarters of a mile from the town. This can make access more difficult for less-able passengers. There are bus services to the town centre as well as footpaths. The small car park at Totnes National Rail station is for main line train customers.

There are modern toilets on Totnes Riverside station. The Totnes Rare Breeds Farm is adjacent to the SDR station.

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