The Thinking Woman’s Railway at Christow Station

Home of the Camping Vans, TOAD & TADPOLE
Centre of the Campaign for Real Railways

This is an actual (as opposed to a virtual) place, where there are real people making and doing things.
Two Seconds … and they’re gone!
Research has shown that the average dwell time on the home page of a website is two seconds; such is the attention span of those whose brains must fidget. Never mind, this place is not for the 98%. There is no porn to view, no tat to buy. And no conspiracy theories are peddled. Well, except the one about how the railways were crippled to allow the rise of a new order.
The official web entry of the
Exeter & Teign Valley Railway
The Railway
A description of the embryonic construction project and articles about railways in general.
Camping on Rail
Humble accommodation for pioneering types of all sizes.
What's New and Happening?
Keep up-to-date with this miscellany of short reports and features.
Political Campaigning
How the railway attempts to act as the powerful industry once did to further its interests.
The railway’s own highly original, uncompromising view of transport in a book and pamphlets.
Friends of the Teign Valley Line
Join the others who want to see modern trains serving the East Dartmoor branch railways.
Gift Shop
A collection of mostly unique items - equipment and oddments for sale.
The Railway in the Community
How the world would be a better place if it were run by railway people.
The railway’s workshops have specialist capacity, as well as undertaking general building and fitting.
Britain’s only first generation Matisa Track Recording Trolley in full working order.
Scouting or Cyclo-Ramblings around Devon, the South West and beyond.
The address of the railway for all purposes is:
Exeter & Teign Valley Railway,
Christow Station,

Telephone:- Christow (01647) 253108
Telegraphic:- [email protected]

Cheques should be made payable to:-
"Exeter & Teign Valley Railway" or "E. & T.V.R."

The railway has an account with the Co-operative Bank, one of the few which has an ethical position.

The Exeter & Teign Valley Railway is
owned and operated by Colin Burges


From Exeter: Follow the B3212 in the direction of Moretonhampstead and turn left onto the B3193 at Farrants Cross. Go as far as the Teign House crossroads and follow the signs to Sheldon.
From Plymouth: Follow the B3193 from Chudleigh as far as the Teign House and from there the signs to Sheldon.