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Support the L&BR Trust

Unlike many preserved heritage railways dating from the 1950s and ’60s, the L&BR was completely dismantled in 1936, its unique locos and carriages cut up for scrap and the trackbed sold off piecemeal to over a hundred different landowners. By 1938 all that remained were the abandoned trackbed, earthworks and bridges. 

This enchanting and much-loved railway was enjoyed by past generations and we can be sure that future generations will enjoy it too. North Devon sorely needs the economic boost that will come with its revival.

We are the only steam railway in mainland UK where on every journey, passengers travel in unique Victorian railway carriages which cannot be seen anywhere other than here in North Devon.

All donations are to the Registered Charity - the Lynton & Barnstaple Railway Trust.

If you experience any difficulties at all please email [email protected]

Thank you for your support of our railway!
Please enter the amount you would like to contribute.
Should you wish for your contribution to be directed towards a particular project or cause please mention this here. The money you contribute will then be allocated to the designated "Restricted Fund" specifically for that purpose alone, guaranteeing that the sum contributed is entirely used for the purpose specified by you.

Even if you prefer not to specify a purpose for your contribution we guarantee it will still be used in restoring the L&BR.