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Exmoor Podcast

Adam James

Exmoor Podcast
24 min2018 MAR 22
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MRLG (MInehead Rail Link Group) is a campaign headed up by Alex de Mendoza and David Latimer for a rail service from Minehead and West Somerset to Taunton, Bristol and Cardiff. David is a former British Rail and GWR staff member and was a rep for the RMT (The National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers).
Minehead Railway Station History
Minehead Railway Station
Was closed in 1971 under the Beeching act.
WSR – West Somerset Railway re-opend it and ran its first train to Bishops Lydeard in December 1975
At 20 miles it’s the longest privately owned passenger rail line in Britain.
To find out more about the campaign click on this link http://www.mineheadraillinkgroup.org.uk/
The MLRG also has a Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/Mineheadraillink/