Back to the 1940s

6th & 7th July 2024

Join us this summer to take a journey back to the 1940s! 

Our heritage train services form the backdrop to the style and music of the era, with live entertainment, re-enactors, vintage vehicles and trade stands.

Entry to the event and themed attractions is included with your train ticket.

We will shortly be updating this page with the details for our 2024 Back to the 1940s event.

Highlights 2023
  • Intensive heritage train services
  • Entertainment Marquee
  • The Liberty Sisters (Saturday) 12.00 & 13.30
  • The South Devon Big Band (Sunday) 12.00 & 13.30
  • South West Lindy Hoppers – dance display and tutorials at 12.45 & 14.15
  • Vintage clothing and accessory trade stands
  • Bar serving ales, lager, cider and wine
  • Vintage vehicles
  • Staverton Station military camp

Would you like to attend with a vintage themed trade stand or exhibit a vintage vehicle? Download an entry form below and return it to us by email or post by 23rd June 2023.


Trade Entry Form

Vehicle Entry Form


Fare typeReturnRanger
Child (3-15)£12.50£16
Child (0-2)FreeFree
Senior Citizen£17£22
Family Super Saver Bundle (1 adult & 2 chuldren)£40£50
Family Super Saver Bundle (2 adults & 2 children)£54£69
Disabled / Carer£9£11.50

Our train ticket includes entry to all of the entertainment listed above, as well as unlimited travel on our heritage train services on the day.

Please note that NO discounts are available during this event, including SDRA members, HRA Interrail passes, Shareholders, BR PRIV etc, or on part journeys or singles.

Train Timetable

Train timetables for the 1940 timetable