Events relevant to the Barton line

The following events have been scheduled, but can be subject to change, so do check again before setting out.  The asterix (*) denotes FBL involvement or event; non members are welcome to these unless stated otherwise.

 

2018

 

Saturday 27th January *

Group lunch to mark the beginning of the new year.  Starts at 1pm at Papa's fish restaurant on Cleethorpes pier.  Please book via the Secretary.

 

Wednesday 21st February *

FBL film show of an HST driver's eye view of the route from Exeter to Plymouth.  Starts at 7pm at the Sloop inn on Waterside Road in Barton; approximately 1.5 hours duration.  Members only, please.  Optional meal from 6pm.

 

Wednesday 21st March *

FBL committee meeting at the Sloop inn in Barton from 8pm.  Optional meal from 6pm.

 

Saturday 7th April

Spirit of the Lakes diesel Pullman excursion from Cleethorpes to Carlisle via the S&C line and back via the Cumbrian Coast line.  Details from West Coast Railways.

 

Wednesday 18th April *

FBL film show of an HST driver's eye view of the route from Plymouth to Penzance.  Approximately 1.5 hours duration.  Venue to be announced.  Members only, please.

 

Wednesday 16th May *

FBL committee meeting from 7pm at the No. 1 inn at Cleethorpes station.

 

Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th May

Model Railway show at Immingham museum in Pelham Road with more than ten layouts plus exhibits, trade and society stands.  Open from 10am to 5pm (Sat) and 10am to 4pm (Sun).  Adults £3, Children £1, Families £7.  More information from www.imminghammuseum.org.

 

Sunday 20th May *

Group lunch to mark the start of the Sunday service.  Details to follow.

 

Wednesday 18th July *

FBL AGM and OGM at the Sloop inn in Barton from 8pm.  Optional meal from 6pm.

 

Wednesday 19th September *

FBL committee meeting from 7pm at the No. 1 inn at Cleethorpes station.

 

Wednesday 21st November *

FBL committee meeting at the Sloop inn in Barton from 8pm.  Optional meal from 6pm.

 

Saturday 8th December

Spirit of the Lakes diesel Pullman excursion from Cleethorpes to Edinburgh and back both ways on the East Coast Main Line.  Details from West Coast Railways.