Eggesford is a railway station on the Tarka Line, serving the county parish of Eggesford.

Eggesford was built with permission of the landowner, the Earl of Portsmouth. It was said that permission was only given on the proviso that all trains stopped there.

Today, all trains do still stop at Eggesford, but now because this is the only passing place on the single line branch since Crediton.

Layout Edit

Eggesford has 2 platforms sandwiched between the A377 and the River Taw. Access to Platform 2 (towards Exeter) is from a small layby on the A377. Platform 1 (towards Barnstaple) is across the level crossing and via a footpath. Passengers should leave plenty of time if crossing the line.

Facilities Edit

There is a waiting shelter on both platforms.

There are no ticket purchasing facilities; passengers must buy on the train, at their destination or interchange station.

Services Edit

From Platform 1 Edit

All trains to Barnstaple

From Platform 2 Edit

All trains to Exeter/Exmouth.

Bus Connections and PlusBus Edit

There are no bus connections at Eggesford

Eggesford is not a PlusBus station.

Special ticketing Edit

Eggesford is in the following Rover areas:

  • Tarka Line Ranger
  • Devon Ranger/Devon Evening Ranger
  • Freedom of Devon and Cornwall
  • Freedom of the South West

Penalty Fares Edit

Eggesford is not a Penalty Fare station.

Special Instructions Edit

If the train is longer than 2 coaches, passengers can only board or alight through one door towards the front of the train. Please ensure any prams or buggies are folded.