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Johnny Kingdom Performs Celeb Opening!

Mar
23
2008
Local North Devon & Exmoor Celebrity, Johnny Kingdom visited Woody Bay Station this weekend to formally open the newly refurbished tea rooms.
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Railway Teams Up to be Disability Aware

Mar
14
2008
This week, staff and volunteers on the Lynton & Barnstaple Railway underwent an intense day of training in Disability Awareness.
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New Treatment Plant

Feb
17
2008

Woody Bay Station's new effluent (sewage) treatment plant and holding tank were installed beyond the end of the platform this week. This system will be able to service all the station's needs and replaces the old Victorian 'soak-away'.

The discharge from the new tank is theoretically clean enough to drink, although as yet we don't have anyone volunteering to try it.

Photos by Nigel Thompson

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Water Tank Complete

Feb
11
2008
The Surrey Group has now completed their Woody Bay water tank project. The tank has been successfully test filled, a few joints need further caulking in the next couple of weeks and it will then be refilled ready for the start of operations later in March. The tank has also been painted matt black in accordance with the requirements of the planning permission.
 
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Boiler Takes Shape

Feb
07
2008
The boiler for locomotive 'Axe' is now rapidly taking shape at the works of Israel Newton near Bradford.
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Boiler Takes Shape

Feb
07
2008
The boiler for locomotive 'Axe' is now rapidly taking shape at the works of Israel Newton near Bradford.
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L&B on Facebook

Feb
05
2008
The Lynton & Barnstaple Railway has now got its own dedicated page on web community site Facebook.
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New Postage Rates

Feb
05
2008
2008 Postage & Packing rates for the online shop have now taken effect.
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Discover North Devon Day

Feb
02
2008

On 1st February the Lynton & Barnstaple Railway attended the first Discover North Devon Day, held at Castle Hill in Filleigh.

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Surrey's First Driver

Jan
28
2008
Surrey Group member David Pritchard has been passed on the railway in Devon, to be the first member of the Surrey Group who is a Driver.
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