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South Devon Railway attacked twice in 10 days

Call police on 101 if you recognise this graffiti tag

Firstly arson and criminal damage to the tracks. Then more criminal damage by way of graffiti.

The South Devon Steam Railway, which runs between Paignton and Dartmouth. been attacked on two of the last three weekends. Police are looking for an arsonist who set it on fire on the last Saturday in February between 8 and 9pm. The criminal(s) then damaged the track when they tried to take photos.


Then some time between 1pm on Friday 1 March and 8am the following Monday, a man dressed all in grey graffitied a carriage (pictured).


PC Phil Johnson said: “These are mindless acts and there seems to be no understanding of the damage being caused."

“Please contact police via or by calling 101 quoting CR/0189294/18.”

Information can also be passed anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.


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