Looking north,it is easy to see where the line went,straight on up through some gates that the present owners have put there.It is also easy to see where the line went looking south,off into the distance towards Bampton,with Lodfin Farm on its right.Not a great deal has changed really,other than the track being removed and it being a bit overgrown.

 After looking around and taking these pictures,we left Lower Lodfin and drove to Bampton and parked on top of the old station,before walking down to Frog Street.

If you have studied the maps as much as I have and you look to your left as you walk down Frog Street,it is relatively easy to spot where the line once was.Of course it is an overgrown hedge line now,but it still stands out.

Right at the bottom of Frog Street,you come to a lovely little bridge.It is typical of these lovely little forgotten rail bridges,as in it's well built,has an historic feel to it and is aesthetically pleasing to the eye.


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newslogo44Every now and then when I talk to people and they hear of my interest in the Exe Valley Railway,they tell me little bits of information or recall an old memory.It always amazes me how even today,more than 50 years after it's closure,the fondness with which people remember the railway and how fresh the memories seem to be to them.

This little section of the website is to pass on to you these little "titbits" and any other small pieces of information that I have come across.

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24/4/19These interesting pictures of Dulverton Station were sent in by Fred Gillard, who visited in about 1970 to take some pictures for a model railway project that he was building. The station buildings were bought by the Carnarvon Arms (now closed down) and used as staff and overflow guest accommodation,before being converted into residential housing. Thank you very much Fred for taking the time to share your pictures.




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