Tornado on the Cornishman Express

Tornado on the Cornishman Express

A rather dull and misty day but what can we expect on a Bank Holiday! 60163 Tornado at the head of a ten coach train making good progress along the Dawlish sea wall and seen again as it entered Cornwall. This was the first time it has passed over the Royal Albert...
San Remo Lightning Display

San Remo Lightning Display

The storm passed over Dartmoor but didn’t catch Dawlish. The skies were lit up with almost constant flash lightning but no thunder was heard. Quite eerie.   Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new...
Two freight trains today.

Two freight trains today.

First one to pass was the returning empty cement train that went to Cornwall yesterday. Colas Freight 70812 on it’s way to Westbury before the empty wagons will be sent on to Aberthaw in South Wales for refilling with cement powder. Looks like the graffiti...