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

  Brian Moseley, Plymouth
Webpage created: May 22, 2018
Webpage updated: November 03, 2018

        

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

BRANCH LINE, YELVERTON STATION TO PRINCETOWN STATION

For more information about the Engines Sheds, Goods Depots and Yards, Ground Frames, Halts, Platforms, Sidings, Signal Boxes, Signalling, and Stations on the Princetown Branch click on the links in the following route description..

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

 
   
MILEPOST MILEAGE FROM YELVERTON JUNCTION  
  YELVERTON STATION
11 miles 11 chains from Plymouth Station; ruling gradient 1 in 60 rising.
^10 miles 43 chains from Princetown Station; ruling gradient 1 in 40 falling.
   
0 mile 20 chains Mile Post I
   
0 mile 40 chains Mile Post II
   
0 mile 60 chains Mile Post III
   
1 mile 00 chains Mile Post 1
   
1 mile 20 chains Mile Post 1 I
   
1 mile 40 chains Mile Post 1 II
   
  ^Stop board
^9 miles 3 chains from Princetown Station; ruling gradient 1 in 50 falling.
   
1 mile 45 chains Dousland Barn Signal Box
   
1 mile 47 chains DOUSLAND STATION
Ruling gradient 1 in 40 rising.
^8 miles 76 chains from Princetown Station; ruling gradient 1 in 42 falling.
Goods Shed.
   
  Ground Frame (Dousland Barn Signal Box until 1915)
   
  Dousland Level Crossing
   
1 mile 60 chains Mile Post 1 III
   
2 miles 00 chains Mile Post 2
   
2 miles 01 chains Prowse's Crossing
Ruling gradient 1 in 45 rising.
^8 miles 42 chains from Princetown Station; ruling gradient 1 in 40 falling.
   
2 miles 20 chains Mile Post 2 I
   
2 miles 40 chains Mile Post 2 II
   
2 miles 60 chains Mile post 2 III
   
2 miles 72 chains BURRATOR AND SHEEPSTOR HALT
Ruling gradient 1 in 40 rising.
^7 miles 51 chains from Princetown Station; ruling gradient 1 in 40 falling.
   
3 miles 00 chains Mile Post 3
   
3 miles 20 chains Mile Post 3 I
   
3 miles 58 chains Lowry Road Crossing
Ruling gradient 1 in 40 rising.
^6 miles 65 chains from Princetown Station; ruling gradient 1 in 42 rising.
   
3 miles 60 chains Mile Post 3 III
   
4 miles 00 chains Mile Post 4
   
4 miles 20 chains Mile Post 4 I
   
4 miles 40 chains Mile Post 4 II
   
4 miles 60 chains Mile Post 4 III
   
4 miles 68 chains Site of Eggworthy Siding, formerly Woodtown Siding.
   
  ^Stop board
^6 miles 58 chains from Princetown Station; ruling gradient 1 in 42 rising.
   
5 miles 00 chains Mile Post 5
   
5 miles 20 chains Mile Post 5 I
   
5 miles 40 chains Mile Post 5 II
   
5 miles 60 chains Mile Post 5 III
   
6 miles 00 chains Mile Post 6
   
6 miles 20 chains INGRA TOR HALT
Mile Post 6 I
Ruling gradient 1 in 42 falling.
^4 miles 23 chains from Princetown Station; ruling gradient 1 in 41 falling.
   
6 miles 40 chains Mile Post 6 II
   
6 miles 60 chains Mile Post 6 III
   
7 miles 00 chains Mile Post 7
   
7 miles 20 chains Mile Post 7 I
   
7 miles 40 chains Mile Post 7 II
   
7 miles 60 chains Mile Post 7 III
   
7 miles 63 chains Swell Tor Siding Ground Frame
Ruling gradient 1 in 41 rising.
^2 miles 60 chains from Princetown Station; ruling gradient 1 in 55 falling.
   
8 miles 00 chains Mile Post 8
   
8 miles 20 chains Mile Post 8 I
   
8 miles 40 chains Mile Post 8 II
   
8 miles 60 chains Mile Post 8 III
   
8 miles 74 chains KING TOR HALT
Ruling gradient 1 in 55 rising.
^1 miles 52 chains from Princetown Station; ruling gradient 1 in 47 falling.
   
  Site of Royal Oak Sidings
   
9 miles 00 chains Mile Post 9
   
9 miles 20 chains Mile Post 9 I
   
9 miles 40 chains Mile Post 9 II
   
9 miles 60 chains Mile Post 9 III
   
10 miles 00 chains Mile Post 10
   
10 miles 20 chains Mile Post 10 I
   
  ^Stop board
^11 chains from Princetown Station; ruling gradient level.
   
10 miles 32 chains Princetown Signal  Box
   
10 miles 40 chains Mile Post 10 II
   
10 miles 43 chains PRINCETOWN STATION
Princetown Engine Shed, Carriage Shed, Goods Shed and Plymouth Corporation Private Siding.
Ruling gradient 1 in 47 rising.
   

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