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50°59′46″N 3°58′59″W / 50.99620°N 3.98306°W Coordinates: 50°59′46″N 3°58′59″W / 50.99620°N 3.98306°W
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Umberleigh railway station serves the village of Umberleigh in Devon, England. It is on the Tarka Line 32.25 miles (52 km) north west of Exeter St David's station on the way to Barnstaple.
History [ edit ]
The station was opened by the
North Devon Railway on 1 August 1854. [1 ]
Services [ edit ]
All trains on the
Barnstaple to Exmouth service stop at Umberleigh on request, giving it an hourly service each way on weekdays & two-hourly in each direction on Sundays. Trains connect with main line services at Exeter St Davids.
The railway between Exeter and Barnstaple is designated as a
community railway and is supported by marketing provided by the Devon and Cornwall Rail Partnership. The line is promoted under the " Tarka Line" name.
The "Rising Sun"
pub at Umberleigh is included in the Tarka Line rail ale trail.
References [ edit ]
^ Nicholas, John (1992). The North Devon Line. Sparkford: Oxford Publishing Company. ISBN 0-86093-461-6.