Staverton railway station


Staverton railway station

Infobox UK heritage station


name = Staverton
preservation = South Devon Railway
platforms = 1
locale = Staverton
borough = South Hams

Staverton railway station is situated on the South Devon Railway, a heritage railway in Devon, England. It serves the town of Staverton.

The station was opened by the Buckfastleigh, Totnes and South Devon Railway on 1 May 1872. The railway was amalgamated into the Great Western Railway in 1897 and this in turn was nationalised into British Railways on 1 January 1948.

The station closed to passengers in November 1958 although goods traffic on the line continued until 7 September 1962.

It was re-opened by the Dart Valley Railway, a heritage railway, on 5 April 1969. The South Devon Railway Trust took over the running of the line on 1 January 1991.

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The station is served by trains on all operating days of the South Devon Railway. Trains operate daily from late March to the end of October. On most days a single train set operates, providing four journeys a day in each direction. On busy days two train sets may operate, providing more journeys.cite web | url = http://www.southdevonrailway.org/Timetable-2k7.html | title = Timetables 2007 | publisher = South Devon Railway Trust | accessdate = 12 July | accessyear = 2007 ]

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