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📧 Contact Us


For general enquries about the railway or specifically relating to the website.

  • E-mail: web@lblr.fod.uk
  • Messages sent to this address are received by Ben Coulson, who manages this website, the Facebook Page, and is the current Chairman of the Lea Bailey Light Railway Society.

Snail Mail

Rob Needham
Pike House,
George Lane,
GL14 3LL
You may also e-mail rob@lblr.fod.uk
  • Rob Needham is the original founder of the Lea Bailey Light Railway and would also be interested in receiving information about historic mining in the Forest and elsewhere in the UK, as well as narrow-gauge locomotives and Eimco rocker shovel loaders.


  • For general discussions about the LBLR (and if you are unable to use e-mail) you may call Rob Needham on 01594 823487

Mine Emergency

  • For any urgent non-emergency communication regarding the Bailey Level mine please contact Jonathan Wright at Clearwell Caves on 01594 832535.
  • In an emergency, if you need the assistance of a cave rescue team you should dial 999 and ask for the Police, then for Cave Rescue.