Leighton Buzzard Centenary

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Tom Kinnison

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The Leighton Buzzard Light Railway was built just after the First World War to carry sand from the pits near Heath & Reach village to exchange sidings in the town alongside the LNWR's Dunstable to Leighton Buzzrad branch line. It opened at the end of 1919 so today's Leighton Buzzard Railway Ltd marked its centenary year with an extravagant gala over the weekend of 4th to 6th October 2019 which featured a host of home based and visiting locomotives, a few of which are seen here. The actual Centenary itself will be on 17th November with a special opening day on the Railway then.

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