Colas 70805 adding a bit of welcome colour as it approaches Dawlish station with the discharged cement powder tank service from Lafrage at Moorswater and bound for Aberthaw in South Wales. This is the third week running that this freight turn has appeared, hopefully it will continue, the only other freight train seen along the sea wall is the weekly clay train apart from the sporadic Railtrack infastructure trains.The picture below shows the loco just passing the Blenheim guest house where the Dawlish Beach webcam is situated but facing in the opposite direction.
Noted at Dawlish Warren station a little later in the day was refurbished class150 DMU 150247. The seating is much improved and light green pattern in colour giving an airy feel to the interior. Recorded announcements advising the next station stops and electronic signs on the ceiling keep passengers informed.