OLD PLYMOUTH . UK
Plus parts of the South Hams and West Devon
www.oldplymouth.uk
 

  Brian Moseley, Plymouth
Webpage created: April 14, 2018
Webpage updated: April 21, 2018

        

RAILWAYS IN OLD PLYMOUTH  |  TURNCHAPEL BRANCH

BRANCH LINE, FRIARY STATION TO TURNCHAPEL STATION

For more information about the Engines Sheds, Goods Depots or Yards, Ground Frames, Halts, Junctions, Platforms, Sidings, Signal Boxes, Signalling, Stations, Tunnels, and Viaducts along the branch line between Friary Station to Turnchapel Station click on the links provided below.

Stations are in CAPITAL LETTERS and signal boxes (signalling block posts) are in bold lower case lettering.  Where they both appear together then the signal box was on the station platform.  Mile Post mileage is from Friary Station.

All items refer to the Down direction (i.e. Friary Station to Turnchapel Station) except where indicated by ^ sign, which indicates it only refers to the Up Direction towards Friary Station.

 
0 miles 00 chains FRIARY STATION
234 miles from London Waterloo Station.
   
  Plymouth Friary "B" Signal Box
461 yards from Plymouth Friary "A" Signal Box and a platform length from the stop blocks.
   
  Plymouth Friary "A" Signal Box
924 yards from Friary Junction Signal Box and 1,004 yards from Cattewater Junction Signal Box. 
Junction for Friary Engine Shed, Friary Goods Yard, Sutton Harbour and North Quay Branch (LSWR), and the Turnchapel Branch.
   
  Friary Engine Shed
   
0 miles 55 chains LUCAS TERRACE HALT
   
0 miles 75 chains Cattewater Junction Signal Box
Junction for the Cattewater Branch.
   
  Laira Bridge.
   
1 mile 00 chains Mile Post 1
   
  Plymstock Junction
Junction for the Yealmpton Branch.
Site of original Plymstock Signal Box.
   
1 mile 44 chains PLYMSTOCK STATION and Plymstock Signal Box
   
2 miles 00 chains ORESTON STATION
Mile Post 2.
   
2 miles 26 chains Bayly's Siding Ground Frame.
   
  Hooe Lake Swing Bridge
   
  Turnchapel Signal Box
1 mile 77 yards from Plymstock Signal Box.
   
2 miles 45 chains TURNCHAPEL STATION
   
2 miles 56 chains Turnchapel Wharves