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  1. The Dainton Banker liked Axe +1's post in the thread Lynton and Barnstaple - Operations and Development.

    Here is a photo taken circa 1930 showing 'Parracombe Halt'. The concrete shelter on the platform still exists but stands now accompanied by a bungalow and stable block. The good news is that the railway has planning permission to clear the site...

    upload_2021-6-13_0-21-38.jpeg Jun 13, 2021 at 12:44 AM
  2. Axe +1 attached a file to the thread Lynton and Barnstaple - Operations and Development.

    Here is a photo taken circa 1930 showing 'Parracombe Halt'. The concrete shelter on the platform still exists but stands now accompanied by a bungalow and stable block. The good news is that the railway has planning permission to clear the site...

    upload_2021-6-13_0-21-38.jpeg Jun 13, 2021 at 12:41 AM
  3. 61624 replied to the thread West Somerset Railway General Discussion.

    The NYMR is a long way from any major population centres (especially London!) and roads to the dining trains starting point of Grosmont are poor, but its services are usually fully booked and profitable so I'm not sure that these excuses hold water.

    Jun 13, 2021 at 12:30 AM
  4. The Dainton Banker liked Breva's post in the thread Lynton and Barnstaple - Operations and Development.

    Is that the Bungalow? If so I have a picture. Not sure if I can post that here? It just goes to show what you can achieve with patience, which is why I joined EA.

    Jun 13, 2021 at 12:22 AM
  5. Pete Thornhill replied to the thread West Somerset Railway General Discussion.

    Happy to be corrected, perhaps though the railway should consider updating the events & experience page to reflect this as no mention of it at all. The home page also points to the offering that starts in September, and the only mention I could...

    Jun 13, 2021 at 12:18 AM
  6. The Dainton Banker liked ross's post in the thread West Somerset Railway General Discussion.

    Is there a crucial difference when comparing the Bluebell's dinner train with the Quantock Belle? East Grinstead is only an hour from London with its millions of people. Bishops Lydiard is more than an hour from Bristol, more than an hour from...

    Jun 13, 2021 at 12:12 AM
  7. 1020 Shireman liked Harbury's post in the thread RTC 2021.

    60103 Eckington.[ATTACH] https://www.flickr.com/photos/25640353@N05/51241796217/in/dateposted-friend/

    IMG_7435 60103 Eckington i pad 12 06 2021.jpg Jun 13, 2021 at 12:09 AM
  8. 45076 liked Kje7812's post in the thread SVR Loco Newsy News / discussions.

    I'm informed that 75069 will be on the bridgnorth turn tomorrow vice 34027. It's been awhile since the standard 4 had a run.

    Jun 12, 2021 at 11:16 PM
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