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Lynton and Barnstaple - Extension plans

Discussion in 'Narrow Gauge Railways' started by Old Kent Biker, Jan 26, 2016.

  1. DragonHandler

    DragonHandler Well-Known Member

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    It is, they just scaled the kit up to 304.8mm to the foot. :):)
     
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    I'd be very intrested to know from the Essex team what benefits they expect to get over their previous approach.
     
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    Astounding work - magic!
     
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    Just reading the latest L&B newsletter. At the last AGM, it is reported that that Peter Miles was reelected as trustee and director by 377 votes to 1.
    I wonder who that 1 was?:rolleyes:
     
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    Mrs Miles maybe :Shifty:
     
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    ... or maybe even Peter himself? Only one person will know for sure!
     
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    It is very impressive, but can they assemble an MFI kitchen unit, that sorts the men out from the boys.
     
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    No one can.
     
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    What a lovely endorsement of Peter Miles.

    I love the 'can do' atmosphere there. I have it in writing in a book that the L&B will never be restored, too many impossible obstacles. But they are doing it. Wonderful.
    I have subscribed to two of the share issues, and hope that you will too. (Lastly the acquisition of Blackmoor Gate station, still open). This deserves to succeed.
     
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    Latest view of No.5, with both the cantrails now fitted, so the whole assembly is now held together top and bottom. Fitting of the roof hoops starts imminently:

    [​IMG]
     
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    johnofwessex Part of the furniture

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    MFI - that shows your age!
     
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    Is anyone in the know able to provide comment on why chelfham station has been closed indefinitely?
     
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    No, sorry not at the moment. Please keep an eye on the website for any updates.
     
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    im pretty sure i know what its all about,volunteers were seen off site today by a member of higher management,bad day for those who have put so much into restoring chelfam station
     
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    I think that, the website statement "due to unforeseen circumstances...... By Order of the Railway Board" without clarification is only serving to set hares running.
     
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    It's an internal matter, and as soon as the L&B Board have it sorted, I'm sure the restrictions will be lifted, and the website notice updated.

    Idle (or even informed) speculation will not be helpful at this stage.
     
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    martyn,as you're a moderator on exmoor ng,do you have a reason why my post about chelfam has been removed when it wasn't derogatory and the trust themselves have made it public knowledge that the station has been closed to members of the public/volunteers
     

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