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The night they dug up the Bude railway tracks…
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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 him late last year, so I wish him and his family well. It was a privilege to meet John, and to hear his tales. Here’s the first part of his memories of Bude, where...

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After closure
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After closure

Jul 15, 2015 by

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...

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Bude Railway Staff?
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The end figures in the back row have not been identified but the centre two are Stationmaster Thomas Furse, on the lfet, and Charles Inch (bookstall manager). Second row — kneeling, Jack Smale, driver of the tandem mail van, Bude to Holsworthy; sitting, Fred May, driver of the four horse Bude-Holsworthy coach; Gertie and Lily Furse, the stationmaster’s daughters, and sitting next to them,...

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DMUs
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DMUs

Jun 10, 2014 by

Some of the last trains to use Bude Station where these DMUs. Sadly lacking in passengers though. – This image is from Malc...

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