The line is owned and operated by Dart Valley Railway Limited. This company also owns Dart Pleasure Craft Limited, which operates the Dartmouth Passenger Ferry as well as river and coastal cruises.The railway and connecting boat and bus services are jointly promoted as the Dartmouth Steam Railway and River Boat Company.
Unusually amongst heritage railways, it is a commercial operation which does not rely on volunteer labour or charitable donations, although a few volunteers help at Churston railway station.
Many of their locomotives carry names and many of their carriages are converted centre trailers from DMU units
|W59513 is a converted DMU trailer now named Jean and converted as ordinary rolling stock|
|Class 37 6975 is now the only large diesel locomotive on the line|
|Loco 5239 named Goliath seen arriving at Paignton|
|Loco 5239 running around train at Kingswear|
|Kingswear Station and signal box|
|Train arriving at Kingswear from Paignton|
|03 371 is seen at Churston|
|75014 is also seen at Churston|
Many thanks to Ken Jones for the above posting. All above photos © Ken Jones