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The night they dug up the Bude railway tracks…

Story told to Dawn Robinson by John Going, 94,  of Widemouth Bay. Sadly, I understand this dear man is now in hospital. He was very ill when I chatted with […]

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Platform 1

An atmospheric shady view under the canopy of platform one. W.H.Smiths newsagent is on the right.

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Goods shed

A close up of the substantial goods shed a few years after closure.

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Turntable

A general view of Bude Station looking north. Note the locomotive turn-table pit lower left and the large goods shed on the right.

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After closure

A group of enthusiasts inspect the sad remains of Bude Station a few years after closure. Note the Smiths Newsagent shop on the platform boarded up with corrugated iron.

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Last Day

Last day of operations at Bude Station. A diesel multiple unit awaits the last few passengers.

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Platform 1

The view south from platform 1 shortly after closure.

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‘N’ Class Mogul

A Southern Railway ‘N’ class mogul awaits the off to Exeter and beyond via Halwill Junction and Okehampton

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Triumphal Arch

The railway Triumphal Arch in 1898

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Triumphal Arch

The railway Triumphal Arch in 1898

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