The Last Trains to Bovey Tracey - 5th July 1970

This was a special series of four trains run by BR (WR) to mark the final closure of the section of the Moretonhampstead branch between Heathfield and Bovey Tracey. After withdrawal of passenger services in 1959 the line north of Bovey lost its freight service on 6.4.1964. Freight remained to Bovey until 5.7.1970 and to Heathfield until 2009.