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Jeff Bunton RIP


Jeff Bunton 1941 - 2018

It is with deep regret that we announce the passing of L&B stalwart Jeff Bunton who died at his home on Saturday 26th May at around 5:00pm.

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With the uncertainty regarding the granting of planning permission by Exmoor National Park behind us, now is the time to make a share purchase.

The share offer is only open until July and cannot be extended further - so if you intend to join us, please leave it no longer.

Alternatively, if you have thought about supporting the acquisition of the Old Station House Inn but do not wish to buy shares, why not make a donation - all support is appreciated.

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PRESS RELEASE - Planning Applications Approved!


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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Easy Money for the L&B


L&BR Trust Member David Cameron has some thoughts regarding fundraising:

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Work in Progress: 21st June



Roadworks Triangle Summer Solstice!

This week's report is provided by Roger Bye and Graham Rust:

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The L&B and the Lyn Valley Classic


On Sunday June 10th volunteers from the L&B helped the organisers of the Lyn Valley Classic - North Devon's biggest car show - by laying out and operating their Park and Ride service in Lynton. It was the perfect opportunity to support our local community, and promote our railway . Over 400 visitors used the P&R  and received copies of our own timetable as well as that for the main event.

We made a great impression and helped Lynton  & Lynmouth run one of their most successful shows ever.

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Work in Progress: 14th June



Roadworks TriangleNo Football here - Just Visitors and Volunteers!

Nigel Thompson - now back from holiday - has sent us this week's report

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Carriage No.5 Update


One of our members, Andrew Lowe, recently sent this message together with some photos taken during an organised visit to Boston Lodge:

"Last Saturday 9th June I enjoyed an excellent day on the Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railway travelling on the Snowdonian Limited with two other L&B Trust members Robert and Heather Cross. On the Friday evening we were given a tour of Boston Lodge works, and saw the progress with the frames for L&B carriage No.5. Here are three pictures that members may be interested in seeing."

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LYN Latest


Just posted on the 762 Club website...

* * * 12th June 2018: Update * * *

Lyn is currently available for service and will operate on occasional days between now and the end of the month.

Week commencing 2nd July, Lyn will be unavailable due to pre-planned commissioning modifications being undertaken.

She is planned to be available for service again w/c 9th July.

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Work in Progress: 7th June



Roadworks TrianglePastures new!

With Nigel Thompson away on holiday, Graham Bendell and Roger Bye have sent in this selection of photos:

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Corporate Supporters - Where to Stay

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