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Public Dining Trains
The "Devonshire Pullman"

Evening Dining

After last year's highly successful series of "Devonshire Pullman" dining trains we've more than doubled the number planned for the 2009 season. The chosen dates are :-

April 08th7.00pmMenu ( Adobe© )
April 17th7.00pm Menu ( Adobe© )
May 08th7.00pm Menu ( Adobe© )
May 22nd7.30pm Menu ( Adobe© )
June 05th7.30pm Menu ( Adobe© )
June 26th7.30pmMenu ( Adobe© )
July 10th7.30pmMenu ( Adobe© )
September 04th7.30pmMenu ( Adobe© )
September 25th7.00pmMenu ( Adobe© )
October 16th7.00pmMenu ( Adobe© )

Fresh menus are planned for each train and will include a vegetarian option. Enquiries and bookings have already been received. Price per head including the train fare with three course meal plus coffee and mints has yet to be announced.

If you are interested in joining one of these splendid evenings then you can book by 'phoning the station at Buckfastleigh (01364 – 642338) to make your reservation or send us an . The "Devonshire Pullman" dining train consists of our most prestigious carriages ‘King George’, ‘Duchess of York, Victorian Saloon 249 and, new to the formation this year, will be Special Saloon 9005 if required, making a total capacity of 60 covers.


The "Devonshire Pullman", a restaurant car service offering anything from cream teas to full five-course meals, operated using our own staff or outside caterers can also be booked for that exclusive private dinner or event.

A bar service of drinks and light refreshments can be provided at extra cost on any train. For full details of all catering arrangements please contact us by 'phoning +44(0)1364 642338 or or download the Restaurant Car Service Brochure.

Try our trains for a "Party with a difference", be it a Wedding Reception, Silver/Golden Wedding, Children's Party. Business Function, or any other Special Event.

Former GWR Special Saloon 9005 is available for exclusive party hire for groups of up to a maximum of 10. It is available as an exclusive private charter with just the carriage and locomotive.

A full dining service can be provided on this carriage.

Costs start from as little as £800 for a Private Charter (prices exclude catering etc).

GWR Special Saloon 9005 of 1935 Individual First Class interior with en-suite kitchen

Please note that for a fully integrated package we can also arrange, at extra cost, for the use of a vintage 'bus from Nostalic Transport to collect your guests from a local pickup point.

Please note that the menus are in Adobe® "pdf" format, so you will need the Adobe® plug-in to read them.  If you haven't got this yet then please click on the Adobe® icon above to download it.
(Please Note the South Devon Railway is not responsible for any damage that may occur by downloading or using third party software).

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