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

  Brian Moseley, Plymouth
Webpage created: May 19, 2018
Webpage updated: May 30, 2018

        

RAILWAYS IN OLD PLYMOUTH  |  LAUNCESTON BRANCH
BRANCH LINE, PLYMOUTH STATION (MILLBAY) TO LAUNCESTON STATION

SHAUGH BRIDGE PLATFORM

Shaugh Bridge Platform was opened at 4 miles 79 chains mile post mileage from Tavistock Junction by the Great Western Railway Company on August 21st 1907.  Shaugh Bridge and the nearby Dewerstone Rock were popular recreational areas and there were Boy Scout campsites in the area as well.

BRWR number 5531 with train for Plymouth, April 21st 1960.
From the author's collection.

At one time it had a privately run Refreshment Room.

According to the "The Official Hand-book of Station 1956" Shaugh Bridge Platform dealt only with passenger traffic.

Shaugh Bridge Platform was closed to traffic on or as from December 31st 1962.