Sunrise at Teignmouth

Sunrise at Teignmouth

Nick Campbell was up early this morning and out on the River Teign where he photographed the rising sun with the view looking back towards the new Salty Cottage cam. It is a lovely morning here in South Devon if a little cold but a big improvement on yesterday!  ...
Latest non-passenger trains.

Latest non-passenger trains.

Yesterday DRS 68025 “Superb” came down light engine from Crewe to Laira to collect five  Mk3 coaches for refurbishment to be used by TransPennine Express. This morning it headed north back to Crewe and is seen above approaching Langstone Rock on the...
Tracks on Canvas with Philip D Hawkins

Tracks on Canvas with Philip D Hawkins

Dawlish Library was the venue for a very interesting evening presentation by this renowned railway artist whose paintings and books are very popular with all railway lovers. Philip illustrated his talk with the aid of a slide presentation showing how his paintings are...
Power Washing Network rail style.

Power Washing Network rail style.

On Sunday the RHTT ( Rail head treatment train) made it’s first operational run out starting at St Blazey depot to Dawlish Warren and then back to its base at St Blazey via Penzance. It surprised me that the pedestrians didn’t appear to feel the spray as...
Thursday’s non-passenger trains.

Thursday’s non-passenger trains.

Freightliner 66957 has been continuing with its daily training run out and back to Exeter via firstly Taunton and then Par or Liskeard with a set of Rail Head Treatment Train wagons. Also today Colas 70813 with the discharged cement tanks and DB Cargo red livery 66185...
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