First time on the Dawlish Sea wall

First time on the Dawlish Sea wall

Hitachi IEP 800001 made an appearance today on a run from North Pole IEP Depot to Plymouth and back. This one is the first one in the 800 number series  and should be back again on test tomorrow and Wednesday 18/19th July. It is currently in white unbranded livery but...
Weed killer Windhoff.

Weed killer Windhoff.

Video by Nick Campbell of the Winhoff weedkiller train passing through Teignmouth station at around 11.30pm on Tuesday night. If you study the video after it departs the station you can see where it is spraying the cutting walls as it heads off towards Newton Abbot....
Torbay Express disappointment day!

Torbay Express disappointment day!

Yesterday was a bit of a disaster for the patrons on the Torbay Express. Unfortunately Tornado failed a fitness to run examination and so the express was headed by a DB Cargo freight locomotive though of course these are quite capable of running at the 75mph limit...
Colas class 67’s Part two

Colas class 67’s Part two

      Noel Downie was at South Brent on Dartmoor near the site of the long gone Junction station for the Primrose line to Kingsbridge. You can see the pantograph on the first coach which is used when testing the electricity supply on lines with overhead...
Additional footage

Additional footage

Nick Campbell was out at Teignmouth to record some footage of last evenings specials and the passing of two HST’s, the second being led by 43027 with the Queen’s 90th birthday vinyls on. The final part of the video was taken from the Rockstone (or Black)...