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Chelfham Station Shortlisted for Award

Nov
15
2021

After a site visit, Chelfham Station has been shortlisted for the Hendy & Pendle Trust Volunteers, National Railway Heritage Award

The Hendy & Pendle Trust Volunteers Award is for projects with significant volunteer input, for an historic railway or tramway building or structure in any ownership.

The results of this award will be announced at the Award ceremony at Merchant Taylors Hall, London on 1st December 2021

Representatives of the L&B will be attending.

Posted By Keith Vingoe read more

November Working Weekend - 2021

Nov
04
2021

November Working Weekends Resume

After a lengthy Coronavirus hiatus we are pleased to be able to recommence our popular Winter Working Weekends this November.

The dates for your diary are Friday 26th to Sunday the 28th November. Current plans are for a weekend based around Woody Bay undertaking a variety of track maintenance tasks.

Posted By Pete Snashall read more

100 Club Draw 91: October 2021

Nov
02
2021

100 Club

 

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

 

Posted By Martyn de Young read more

100 Club Draw 90: September 2021

Sep
30
2021

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
2021

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
2021

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
2021

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
2021

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
2021

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.

Posted By Keith Vingoe read more

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

Aug
14
2021

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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