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Budleigh Salterton Railway

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The Budleigh Salterton Railway was a single track branch railway line that ran from a junction on the Sidmouth Railway at Tipton St Johns to Exmouth via four intermediate stations: Newton Poppleford, East Budleigh, Budleigh Salterton, and Littleham. There were passing loops at Littleham and Budleigh Salterton.

1894 Company was incorporated.

1908 The line, which is 6.5 miles in length, is to be worked and maintained by the London and South Western Railway [1]

The contractors were Lucas and Aird

The line closed to freight traffic on 27 January 1964 and to passengers on 6 March 1967.

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Sources of Information

  1. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908