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100 Club Draw 90: September 2021

Sep
30

100 Club

 

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

 

Posted By Martyn de Young read more

Progress with Tablet Instruments (Part 5)

Sep
10

Here are the quick links to the former articles:

Part 1 dated 7th December 2020 can be viewed HERE,
Part 2 dated 26th January 2021 HERE,
Part 3 dated 13th March 2021 HERE, and
Part 4 dated 21st June 2021 HERE.

Posted By Malcolm Kitchen read more

A RECORD AUGUST FOR THE L&BR

Sep
10

The L&BR has recorded its best ever performance for the month of August, beating our previous record results.

Overall takings were up by over 60% and the number of passengers carried was over 13,000, an increase of 26%.

The Trustees and Directors would like to record their thanks to all our staff and volunteers, in whatever their role, for the work put in to achieve this outstanding record in difficult times.

Our thanks also to the many visitors that helped to make this happen.

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Ground Contamination Assessment Update

Sep
07

Trustee John Barton has sent us this report regarding the boring of trial pits to check for ground contamination.


Sites ancillary to the Railway Line

Posted By John Barton read more

100 Club Draw 89: August 2021

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

Works at Bridwick Farm - UPDATED August 22nd

Aug
22

Keith Lamprey has kindly sent us even more photos of the drainage and culvert clearance work above Bridwick Farm.

1. Locations of the works at Bridwick Farm.

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August 12th, L&B's General Manager Retires

Aug
14

The L&B's General Manager Martyn Budd, retired this week.

Railway Staff marked his departure by hosting a presentation on Thursday evening. Several photos were taken and here is a selection of them.

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Chelfham Viaduct Inspection August 2021

Aug
11

This report plus photos from Chris Duffell

Chelfham Viaduct was visited 5th August 2021 by the Civil Engineering Rope Access Team from Peninsular Access.

The team of Rob, Alex and Mandy were carrying out the 6 year inspection of the structure to check that it it is still in good condition and to then report on any potential defects or problems.

Posted By Christopher Duffell read more

Exmoor National Park Planning Approval: August 2021

Aug
08

3rd August 2021

At today's meeting of Exmoor National Park Planning, the Red Line planning boundary correction application was approved by ENP with 12 in Favour, 2 against and 1 abstention. We can now get on with raising the sums we need to make this happen.

Update (9th August 2021):

Listen to a recording of the ENP Planning meeting HERE

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