The Tamar Valley Line - October 23, 2016
Bere Alston Station - Sunday October 23, 2016
Bere Alston Station forecourt - Sunday October 23, 2016.
Bere Alston Station looking towards Tavistock.
Modern Information board in British Railways Southern Region green.
Station running in board at Bere Alston Station showing the Cornish Mining World Heritage Site logo.
Plaque commemorating the 125 Anniversary of the opening of Bere Alston and Bere Ferrers Station.
Bere Peninsula Cornish Mining World Heritage Site Walk displayed at Bere Alston Station.
Bere Alston Station looking towards the junction with the Gunnislake Branch.
The recently re-roofed island platform building - when services to Tavistock are reinstated this building is likely to be required once again.
Bere Alston Station Signal Box. Though long out of use with the junction at Bere Alston controlled by a ground frame the box appears to be used as a PW bothy. Note the large kettle on the table.
Bere Alston Station looking viewed from the Tavistock end of the down platform.
View towards Tavistock - the track continues for a couple of hundred yards.
The Tamar Valley Line - April 06, 2016
Class 150 DMU 150128 on the 11:45 from Gunnislake to Plymouth at Bere Alston. The driver has just changed ends and the junction points reset after the train has left the Gunnislake (formerly the Callington) Branch. The train is showing Penzance on the destination blind as it forms a working to Penzance after arrival at Plymouth North Road.
Class 150 DMU 150128 arrives at Bere Alston station from Plymouth North Road on a Gunnislake working. The train reverses here and heads off down the Gunnislake Branch crossing the magnificent Calstock Viaduct into Cornwall.
The Tamar Valley Line - October 28, 2015
Bere Alston Station - station forecourt
Canopy detail at Bere Alston Station.
The 11:45 from Gunnislake to Plymouth at Bere Alston. The driver has just changed ends and the junction points reset after the train has left the Gunnislake (formerly the Callington) Branch.
Bere Alston Station looking towards Tavistock. If current plans come to fruition the line between Bere Alston and Tavistock, closed in 1968 will be rebuilt by the 2020s and a new station opened in Tavistock in a planned housing development to the south west of the town centre.
Evidence of a previous train operator remains at Bere Alston where a Wessex Trains station name board remains at the Tavistock end of the station.
Sprinter unit 150261 at Bere Alston station after arrival from Gunnislake. The driver can be seen changing ends. The guard will be changing the junction points at the ground frame ready for the train to continue to Plymouth (North Road). At Plymouth the train will operate a stopping service to Penzance hence the "Penzance" desitination blind now showing above the driver's cab.