11 May 2016

Events

The latest publicity is out for the PCTPG weekend 16th - 17th July:

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Meanwhile the event this weekend at Liskeard has made the Plymouth Herald:

Rail passengers are planning to rally round the Westcountry's loneliest station. Coombe Junction Halt, on the line from Liskeard to Looe is the second quietest in the UK with only two trains a day and 26 recorded passengers last year. Now, villagers and rail enthusiasts are holding a 'crowdburst' to boost passenger numbers on Saturday, May 14, in a bid to raise the little station from the bottom of the league table.

Organiser Peter Murnaghan from Liskeard, said: "The station remains as a little piece of history on our railway network. It's sadly overlooked by most travellers and local people, so our event aims to breathe a bit of life into this sorry little station."

Supporters will meet at the Looe line platform at Liskeard station at 10am for the short 0.8 mile walk down hill to Coombe Junction Halt. There they will catch one of only two daily services, at 10.52am, for the two-mile ride back up the circuitous link line to the starting point. Mr Murnaghan said: "The cost of the train journey will be just £2.30 - or £1.50 if you have a railcard and it is a rare opportunity to have a ticket from Coombe Junction, a collector's item."

Read more: http://www.plymouthherald.co.uk/Rail-passengers-love-UK-s-loneliest-station/story-29253227-detail/story.html#ixzz48IKfYW10
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At the moment its looking like it will be dry at least! I am certainly hoping to be there.

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