The Maritime Line runs in the valley of the River Fal from Truro to Falmouth on the south coast of Cornwall.
||About 24 minutes — one way
||Devon and Cornwall Rail Partnership
||Great Western Railway
The Maritime Line serves the following 6 stations:
- Falmouth Docks
- Falmouth Town
- Perranwell (on request)
The Penryn passing loop was installed in 2008 and work on the platform extension was also started.
The Maritime Line was designated as a community rail line in September 2005 by the Strategic Rail Authority. The designation covers the line and the passenger services between Falmouth Docks and Truro and the 6 stations on this route.
Network Rail strategic route plan
The Maritime Line has been identified as a rural route within Network Rail’s west of England (K) strategic route plan.
The Devon and Cornwall Rail Partnership
The Maritime Line is one of the 7 railway lines supported by the Devon and Cornwall Rail Partnership, which was formed in 1991 to promote railway services in the area. The branch lines supported by the partnership are:
- Atlantic Coast Line (Newquay to Par)
- Avocet Line (Exeter St David’s to Exmouth)
- Looe Valley Line (Looe to Liskeard)
- Maritime Line (Falmouth to Truro)
- St Ives Bay Line (St Ives to St Erth)
- Tamar Valley Line (Gunnislake to Plymouth)
- Tarka Line (Exeter Central to Barnstable)