Lynton & Barnstaple Railway, 1895-1935

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Oakwood Press , Headington, Oxford
Lynton & Barnstaple Railway -- His
Statementby L.T. Catchpole.
SeriesOakwood library of history ;, OL51, Oakwood library of railway history ;, no. 51.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHE3821.L9 C38 1988
The Physical Object
Pagination83 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2114742M
ISBN 10085361363X
LC Control Number88169868
OCLC/WorldCa20597077

The Lynton & Barnstaple Railway -by L.T. Catchpole.

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£ The first book ever written about the Lynton & Barnstaple Railway. First published in Marchonly months after the railway closed because the author thought that the railway would fade into history and be forgotten.

Railway Books. Displaying 1 - 11 of 11 results. Search. A NEW Brown, Prideaux and Radcliffe 6th edition. £ NEW The L&B Story. £ Latest L&BR Magazine. The Lynton & Barnstaple Railway -by L.T. Catchpole. £ Site Links Footer menu; The Lynton & Barnstaple Railway. With the closure of the Lynton & Barnstaple Railway imminent inLeslie Catchpole wrote two articles about the railway for the Southern Railway Magazine.

However, 1895-1935 book was felt that a published history would be a more enduring tribute and ensure that the line would be remembered long after its closure. In those days railway books were considered a risky venture and only a handful had been.

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Brand: Oakwood. The Lynton & Barnstaple Railway, £ The definitive book about this much-loved narrow gauge railway in North Devon. The Lynton & Barnstaple Railway, quantity. Add to basket.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 3. The Lynton & Barnstaple Railway - A Celebration. £ A Narrow Gauge Album of Watercolours by Eric Leslie. £ A Ticket to Lynton. £ L&BR Guide Book. £ The L&B from the Air. £ Modelling the L&B. £ The Legendary Lynton & Barnstaple: the Human Story.

£ Pagination. Woody Bay Station, Martinhoe Cross, Parracombe, BARNSTAPLE, EX31 4RA. Lynton & Barnstaple Railway Trust Ltd. Registered Charity № Registered Company № Cheques are also 1895-1935 book please send to Jon Pain, 26 Oaklands, Bideford, Devon, EX39 3HW make your cheques payable to ‘The Lynton & Barnstaple Railway Trust’ You can also contribute by texting ONTRACK10 to to donate £ Thanks for your wonderful support - we all look forward to being on the railway once again and as soon as.

Re-released by Pen & Sword, this is a thorough and engaging book that covers, in depth, the fascinating story of Britain's last railway development, the Rural light railways, constructed as a result of the Light 1895-1935 book Act Rigorously detailed, it charts the overall history of the last great railway boom in Britain the light railway boom.

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With the closure of the Lynton & Barnstaple Railway imminent inLeslie Catchpole wrote two articles about the railway for the Southern Railway Magazine.

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£ + £ P&P. The Lynton & Barnstaple Railway by LT Catchpole (6th Ed, Paperback, ) £ RAILWAY BOOK: LYNTON & BARNSTAPLE RAILWAY CATCHPOLE. OAKWOOD. (7TH) Sign in for checkout Check out as guest. With the closure of the Lynton & Barnstaple Railway imminent inLeslie Catchpole wrote two articles about the railway for the Southern Railway Magazine.

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Add to Wish List. £ The Lynton & Barnstaple Railway (L&B) opened as an independent railway in May It was a single track, 1 ft 11 1 ⁄ 2 in ( mm) narrow gauge railway and was slightly over 19 miles (31 km) long running through the rugged and picturesque area bordering Exmoor in North Devon, gh opened after the Light Railways Act came into force, it was authorised and constructed prior.

Keep the Lynton & Barnstaple Railway On Track to assist with operating and rebuilding the railway. It now takes less time to donate than it does to read this page.

Help to cover the costs - although we can now operate trains, the costs have not gone away. Just text Ontrack10 to to donate £ The Lynton & Barnstaple Railway (L&B) opened as an independent railway in May It was a single track, 1 ft 11 1/2 in ( mm) narrow gauge railway and was slightly over 19 miles (31 km) long running through the rugged and picturesque area bordering Exmoor in North Devon, England.

The application is part of an ambitious project by the Lynton and Barnstaple Railway Trust (L&BR) to reinstate the scenic line between Barnstaple and Lynton that was closed back in   The best book on the Lynton & Barnstaple Railway since the Atlantic reprint of Brown, Prideaux and Radcliffe's classic history in An author who knows the subject presents a good introduction followed by dozens of well-captioned photographs, mostly mono with a smattering of s: Lynton and Barnstaple Railway (Railway History) Product Category: Books Title: Lynton and Barnstaple Railway (Railway History) Authors: etc., Brown, G.A.

Binding: Hardcover Publisher: David & Charles Publication Date: Pages: Signed: False First Edition: True Dust Jacket: True List Price (MSRP): Height: inches Width: inchesSeller Rating: % positive. New book – “Modelling the L&B” With the growing availability of accurate ready-to-run models of Lynton & Barnstaple locomotives and rolling stock, and a wide range of kits and other relevant items, many people are considering creating an L&B model.

This new book will help them. The A4 portrait format page soft-cover book uses colour throughout, and shows the work of many. Lynton & Barnstaple Railway Trust Ltd. Registered Charity № Registered Company № Lynton & Barnstaple Railway Community Interest Company Registered Company № Registered Offices: Woody Bay Station, Martinhoe Cross, Parracombe, BARNSTAPLE, EX31 4RA Telephone: Contents copyright Lynton & Barnstaple.

Chelfham Viaduct is a railway viaduct built in –97 to carry the Lynton and Barnstaple Railway (L&B) across the Stoke Rivers valley. Designed by L&B engineer, FW Chanter, and containing over a quarter of a million Marland bricks, its eight arches - each 42 feet (13 m) wide and 70 feet (21 m) high - meaning that the yard ( m)-long viaduct is the largest narrow gauge railway.

The Lynton & Barnstaple Railway (L&B) is a Heritage railway in North Devon, England. The original line opened in Maybut closed in It was a single track narrow gauge railway just over 19 miles (30 km) long, running through rugged rural countryside in Exmoor National Park.

For a few years the line earned a small profit, but for most of its life the L&B lost money. The Lynton & Barnstaple Railway has now received a grant of £79, 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 pandemic.

Lynton and Lynmouth railway station was the terminus of the Lynton and Barnstaple Railway, a narrow gauge line that ran through Exmoor from Barnstaple to Lynton and Lynmouth in North Devon, station served the twin towns of Lynton (on the top of the cliffs) and Lynmouth (on the shoreline below).

History. It opened with the line on 11 May Originally providing. Opened inthe Lynton and Barnstaple Railway ran for 19 miles from the North Devon coast and across challenging moorland terrain. The unusually narrow gauge of 1ft 11½in was chosen to ease the railway's sinuous passage across the wilds of r, the line's first life was to be short-lived.

I could also bring the history up to date by explaining that the site now serves as the headquarters for the Lynton and Barnstaple Railway trust, who seek to preserve and reinstate the Lynton and Barnstaple railway.

However, these facts have been published in books by JCDA Prideaux (1) and LT Catchpole (2). The Lynton & Barnstaple Railway, £ Add to basket; The Southwold Railway Trackwalk Book.

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Opened inthe Lynton and Barnstaple Railway ran for 19 miles from the North Devon coast and across challenging moorland terrain.

The unusua.Books: L T Catchpole: The Lynton & Barnstaple Railway – published by The Oakwood Press. Eighth edition ISBN X. G A Brown, J D C A Prideaux, & H G Radcliffe: The Lynton & Barnstaple Railway published by David and Charles, New EditionISBN Third Edition, published by Atlantic in enlarged format, Barnstaple Town.

Lynton & Lynmouth. As a result I have been able to produce a new set of drawings for modellers which are reproduced in this book. I make no apology for placing North Devon's much loved narrow gauge line high on my list of favourites, along with another `lost cause', the Midland & South Western Junction Rating: % positive.