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CANCELLED – NOVEMBER WORKING WEEKEND

Oct
25

Dear Friends

With the continuing uncertainty regarding the COVID-19 situation we have unfortunately decided to cancel the forthcoming November working weekend.

Apologies for any inconvenience and obvious disappointment but hopefully you will understand our decision.

Stay safe everyone until we meet again!

Thank you for your support

The Working Weekend Team

Posted By Keith Vingoe read more

December 19, 20, 22 - 24: Christmas Specials

Oct
20

December 19, 20, 22 - 24: Christmas Specials

Sadly due to Covid we are unable to provide our usual Santa Specials this year.

However, we will be operating trains over the Christmas period and all passengers will be offered a free mince pie and a hot drink.

The railway will be appropriately decorated for the season.

Our fares and terms are as per the published timetable with the exception that we will not be open the weekend of 12/13th December.

Posted By Keith Vingoe read more

Grant Success

Oct
11

Good News!

Major Lottery Application Granted

Our application bid to the Department of Culture, Media and Sport’s (DCMS) ‘Culture Recovery Fund for Heritage’ for financial support has been successful.

The Lynton & Barnstaple Railway has now received a grant of £79,300 to see us through the winter.

The ‘Culture Recovery Fund for Heritage’ was created by DCMS to help heritage organisations all over the country survive and recover from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Posted By Keith Vingoe read more

HELP - General Manager's Equipment Fund!

Sep
14

Martyn our General Manager has another request for assistance with funding an acquisition.

This time it is for a Work Platform - more details HERE

Posted By Keith Vingoe read more

NEW! Donate by text!

Sep
27
2019

It's finally happened, A new way to donate to the L&BRT has been created, and our first order of business is the bridges!

It now takes less time to donate than it does to read this page!

To make a donation, just text 'BRIDGES' to 70085 to donate £5. This costs £5 plus a standard rate message.

Alternatively, you can opt to give any whole amount up to £20 by just adding the amount between 1 and 20 at the end of the word bridges, e.g. "bridges5" for £5 or "bridges12" for £12

Posted By Mitchell Wyatt read more

Easy Money for the L&B

Jan
19
2017

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

Posted By David Cameron read more

100 Club Draw 78: September 2020

Sep
30
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100 Club

 

The latest L&BRT 100 Club winners have been announced:
See HERE for details. 

 

Posted By Martyn de Young read more

Eric Leslie RIP: Chelfham

Sep
09

Eric was a great supporter of the restoration project at Chelfham and visited here many times. Although frail, Eric, assisted by his daughters Alison and Diane, joined us for a cuppa one last time.

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Eric Leslie RIP

Sep
04

It is with great sadness that we announce that renowned railway artist Eric Leslie passed away last Sunday 30th August 2020.

Eric at the 2018 Gala (Photo Chris Bull)

Posted By Keith Vingoe read more

100 Club Draw 77: August 2020

Aug
31

 

100 Club

 

The latest L&BRT 100 Club winners have been announced:
See HERE for details. 

 

Posted By Martyn de Young read more

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