Plym Valley Railway

Marsh Mills - Plym Bridge

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Plym Valley Railway receives lifeline grant of £27,900 from Government’s £1.57bn Culture Recovery Fund

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● Almost 450 heritage organisations in England, including Plym Valley Railway have been awarded cash from the first round of the Culture Recovery Fund for Heritage ● Grants of up to £1 million will deliver a lifeline for the heritage sector in England with further support to follow and larger grants for capital projects awarded through the Heritage Stimulus Fund ● First major tranche of funding from the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund

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The Railway


2021 Running Days- COMING SOON

Check out our upcoming Running Days. We run Steam and Diesel Trains from Marsh Mills to Plym Bridge every week.

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Drive a Train

Ever wanted to take the controls of a train? Have a budding friend/family member who’s an avid train fanatic? The Plym Valley Railway is the place to be!

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Volunteer

Are you interested in railways? Would you like to learn new skills? Do you have some spare time or need experience? The Plym Valley Railway needs you!

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Information


The Plym Valley Railway was founded in 1980 with an aim of restoring part of the ex-Great Western branch line from Plymouth to Tavistock that was closed in 1962. The first milestone, Marsh Mills to World’s End, was complete in September 2001. The second milestone, Marsh Mills to Lee Moor Crossing was opened in May 2008 which allowed passengers to ride 3/4 mile of track along the Plym Valley.

On December 30th 2012 Plym Bridge Platform was opened to the public. This marked 50 years and a day since the line was closed, and also the completion of the laying of 1.5 miles of track. On selected days we run train services from Marsh Mills to Plym Bridge.

Marsh Mills is a heritage railway centre where we are preserving steam and diesel locomotives, carriages, wagons and other historic railway artefacts to recreate the atmosphere of a bygone age.

The railway is always looking for new and enthusiastic volunteers in all departments, including motive power, permanent way, carriage and wagon, building and works, fundraising and retail outlets– for further details please ask the staff in the Buffet.

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  • Coypool Road, Plymouth, UK
  • Marsh Mills Station Coypool Road Plympton Plymouth PL74NW

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