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Bodmin & Wenford Railway

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Find your way past the old-fashioned Cadbury Cocoa and Colman's Mustard Advertisement Signs, lunch at Bodmin Station Buffet with Cornish Pasty and a cuppa, and then board a steam train. It is the Bodmin and Wenford Railway, which retells the Cornish branch lines of the old 1950s and helps you to soak up the beautiful scenery along the way. Purchase a free line ticket and ride as you wish, enjoy the scenery, go for a walk in Cardinham Woods, visit Lanhydrock Country House or walk the Camel Trail from Boscarne Junction Station. A leisurely 13 mile journey through the scenic Cornish countryside evocative of the 1950s Branch Line. Hit the mainline with a low cost mainline including a tickets. First class Dining trains and Steam and Cream trains most weeks.

Other Information

The Bodmin & Wadebridge Railway launched in 1834 as a means of transporting minerals and farm sand from Wadebridge to Wenford Bridge, with a branch to Bodmin.

The Cornwall Railway started in 1859, carrying holidaymakers and fresh vegetables from the county to the London markets.

The Bodmin main line was opened from Bodmin Road to Bodmin in 1887. Which This included the construction of Bodmin General, their main station, which today retains much of its Victorian charm. A further branch, from Bodmin to Boscarne Junction, started in September 1888.

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Open Times: Please telephone or check website for details

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Arrival information and directions

Address: General Station, Bodmin, Cornwall, BodminPL31 1AQ, United Kingdom

Quarter of a mile from Bodmin Town Centre.

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