All aboard the Tarka jazz train!

Joseph Bulmer

This summer’s Tarka Line Music Train season is departing from platform one!

RAIL passengers from Barnstaple are in for a musical treat on the Tarka Line his summer.

Local jazz musician Guy Fenton and his trad jazz band are getting on board as part of the 2011 Tarka Line Music Train season.

The first event takes place today (Friday) and further music trains will run on Friday evenings on July 8, August 12 and September 16.

Rebecca Catterall, from the Devon and Cornwall Rail Partnership, said: “Music trains from Barnstaple are a real treat as not only do you get to enjoy the band on board and the beautiful countryside, you also get to hear the band play at the Fox and Hounds and enjoy a drink and a hog roast.”

Seats are not available to pre-book so passengers are advised to arrive in plenty of time and buy tickets from Barnstaple station.

Those wishing to dine should contact the Fox and Hounds to book a table on (01769) 580345.

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