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Work in Progress: 29th March

Mar
31

 


Roadworks TriangleAlmost Easter!



After the busy, hectic and successful working weekend installing the new turnouts and relaying the track at Killington Lane, it is back to the more usual Thursday gang activities.

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March Working Weekend 2018

Mar
30

 


Roadworks TriangleWorking Weekend Part One!


First part of a bumper set of photos from Pete and Julia Snashall:

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Work in Progress: 22nd March

Mar
25

 


Roadworks TriangleWorking Weekend Day One!

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Snapper and Chelfham in the snow - Sunday 18th March

Mar
23

 


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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PRESS RELEASE - Planning Applications Approved!

Mar
18

ENPA and NDC the seven planning applications



All of our planning applications required** to extend the railway to Blackmoor Gate and Wistlandpound Reservoir are now approved.


Overall there are seven separate planning applications - as follows:

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Work in Progress: 15th March

Mar
18

 


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

Mar
13

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

Mar
12

 


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

Mar
12

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

Mar
10

 


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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