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Snapper and Chelfham in the snow - Sunday 18th March



Roadworks TriangleVery white and very cold!

With the national coverage of the second covering of snow within two weeks, we though you might like to see how the L&B looked under these conditions.

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Work in Progress: 15th March



Roadworks TriangleA 'normal day’!

An early spring day with sunny intervals. The train was running for the visitors, volunteers were busy progressing various projects, LYN was undergoing tests and the new enlarged inspection pit is nearing completion.

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March Signalling update


On Monday 26th February Don Newnham and Dick Gunn were busy sorting out the locking and wire runs for the new UP signal - the shunting signal for engines moving the "wrong way" along the down platform.

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March 2018 Winter Working Weekend



Roadworks TriangleMarch Winter Working Weekend!

Details for the working weekend - Friday 23rd- Sunday 25th March:

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Trevor's Last Train Saturday 17th March


Saturday 17th March:

Trevor Buck's ashes were tody scattered at Woody Bay by the 3.00pm train

RIP Trevor we will miss you.

Photo by Dave Hallett


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Work in Progress: 8th March



Roadworks TriangleAfter the snow ... and good news!

The very heavy snow in South West England last week severely disrupted travel. Lynton was cut off for a few days and consequently no one made it to Woody Bay so there was no WIP report

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Planning Application News



Our planning applications to extend the railway to Blackmoor Gate and Wistlandpound Reservoir have been approved by our two local authorities, Exmoor National Park and North Devon Council

Overall there are seven separate planning applications. These are as follows:

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100 Club February Draw



100 Club


The latest L&BRT 100 Club winners have been announced:
See HERE for details. 


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Holiday timeshares currently available!



Have no fear. We are not going to lock you in a room and apply high pressure selling techniques to persuade you to buy a timeshare!

The purpose of this news item is just to let you know that due to a change in personal circumstances a couple of shareholders have decided to sell their shares in the L&BR related holiday property at Blackmoor Gate.

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Work in Progress: 22nd February



Roadworks TriangleSleepers, sleepers and a hole! (And a social!) ...

A new inspection pit in the shed was dug out this week. Most of the work being is carried out by the building contractor, as preparation today was to lay the concrete floor to the pit.

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