The Royal Oke arrives in Paddington to be received Paul Maynard the Under Secretary of StateThe Royal Oke arrives in Paddington to be received Paul Maynard the Under Secretary of State
18th March 2017. The Royal Oke replacement train passes through Hungerford. Brilliant photo by Tony Barlett18th March 2017. The Royal Oke replacement train passes through Hungerford. Brilliant photo by Tony Barlett
   

2nd Royal Oke Special Train!  Okehampton to Oxford & Stratford upon Avon


This is the second one day special train to help to demonstrate the interest in a regular service between Okehampton and Exeter St Davids.

Travel from Okehampton Station to Oxford & Stratford upon Avon by Train on Saturday 21st April

A chance to enjoy Shakespeare country who's birthday is celebrated two days later. Alternatively Inspector Morse City of Oxford.

One  easy step

OUT

Time

RETURN

Time

Okehampton Town

07.10

Stratford upon Avon

16.13

Crediton

07.47

Oxford

17.20

Exeter St David’s

08.12

Exeter St Davids

19.47.

Oxford

10.26

Crediton

20.05

Stratford upon Avon

11.32

Okehampton Town

20.45

 

Travel from Okehampton to Oxford & Stratford upon Avon by Train on Saturday 21st April

The 2 nd special Royal Oke train leaving from Okehampton Station

Chance to enjoy Shakespeare country who's birthday is celebrated two days later. Alternatively Inspector Morse City of Oxford.

One easy step:

 OUT

Time

RETURN

Time

Okehampton Town

07.10

Stratford upon Avon

16.13

Crediton

07.47

Oxford

17.20

Exeter St David’s

08.12

Exeter St Davids

19.47.

Oxford

10.26

Crediton

20.05

Stratford upon Avon

11.32

Okehampton Town

20.45

 

 They may change by a few minutes so keep an eye on www.facebook.com/okerail/

Rail services lost under 1960s Beeching cuts may reopen

Transport secretary Chris Grayling could restore closed lines under plan to expand rail network and increase growth.  CLICK for excellent Guardian Article


'People felt cut off': talk of reopening railway line sparks hope in Devon

Residents of Okehampton welcome news that service that was discontinued as part of Beeching cuts in 1960s may be restored

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/dec/01/okehampton-residents-welcome-talk-of-reopening-railway-lines#comment-109093845