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Surrey Group

Welcome to the Surrey Support Group

Established in 1991 we were the first Area Support Group to be created.

Our objectives are:

  • To promote and raise funds for the restoration of the Lynton & Barnstaple Railway by taking our L&BR Sales Stand to railway events and exhibitions. Group members are welcome to help man the sales stand, especially at venues close to where they reside.
  • Organise local meetings, social events and visits to places of interest.

Membership of the Surrey Group is available to members of the Lynton & Barnstaple Railway Trust. As a group member you will receive by email each issue of our ‘Tablet’ magazine/newsletter to keep you updated of our meetings, activities and achievements.

Please contact us if you would like to join us, you will be most welcome. To get in touch please click HERE (link sends email).

News, Stories and Forthcoming Events for the Surrey Support Group

Surrey Group at Woking Show


The next outing for the Surrey Area Group’s Sales Stand is to The Railway Enthusiasts' Club - 2014 Model Railway Exhibition Saturday 20th September and Sunday 21st September at the Woking Leisure Centre, Kingfield Road, Woking, Surrey GU22 9BA.

The exhibition includes 27 layouts, 32 traders, 7 demonstrations, and 10 societies/organisations.

Posted By Chris Dadson read more

Surrey Group at Woking 31st May


UPDATE: 26 May 2014: South East Area Group Meeting on 31st May 2014

We regret to advise that L&BR Trust Chairman Peter Miles is unable to attend Woking event this Saturday as he will be in North Devon dealing with matters in connection with the Rowley Moor purchase. However, Peter has prepared some notes and the content of these will be imparted to those attending the meeting.

Posted By Martyn de Young read more

Surrey Group GM's Fund donation


The L&B's Surrey Support Group recently sent a cheque for £500 to the Trust Treasurer Martin Swainson. In accordance with Surrey Support Groups wishes, this has been credited to the General Manager's Equipment Fund - a restricted fund for GM Martyn Budd's discretionary purchases - and will be used as and when the opportunity arrives to purchase items required by the GM for the future development of the railway.

You can read more about the GM's Fund here

Posted By Martin Swainson read more

Surrey Area Group Projects


Our number one project is, of course, the generation of funds to reinstate of the railway. This is primarily carried out by a team headed by Geoff Kingate who attend several exhibitions and shows each year with our sales stand.

The stand has display boards with photos and maps depicting the line and the progress made thus far.

Posted By Nik Barrie read more


Corporate Supporters - Where to Stay

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