Lynton & Lynmouth Cliff Railway News

January 23, 2018

The Mystery Car on the Cliff Railway

The attached image of the ‘mystery car’ is on the platform of the Lynton and Lynmouth Cliff Railway c.1905. The car, registered A7047 was owned (we assume) by Sir George Newnes (who is sat in car next to his driver). Sir George Newnes was a key financier of the Cliff Railway and the then Chairman of the Lynton and Lynmouth Lift Company, but the model of the car is less certain. Rob Shaddick, one of the company directors, and with an interest in Classic Cars, happened to show the photo to Practical Classics Magazine whilst attending a Classic Car show […]