The Torbay & Dart Explorer.

Today saw the Pathfinder Tours diesel excursion from Burton on Trent to Kingswear for Dartmouth pass through Dawlish and Teignmouth. The lovely morning sunshine unfortunately changed to rain for the return though Nick was luckier at Teignmouth where it was still dry....
The Statesman Pullman Railtour

The Statesman Pullman Railtour

Todays  railtour started from Wolverhampton just before 6.30am and traveled down via Birmingham, Kidderminster, Worcester and Cheltenham to Kingswear to see the Dartmouth Regatta celebrations. It arrived at it’s destination at 1pm for a 4 hour stay before a six...
“Celebrity” GWR HST

“Celebrity” GWR HST

The two power cars in “Retro” livery are currently on the same set of Mk3 coaches. Today on the 1A28 15.10 Plymouth – Paddington service 43002 “Sir Kenneth Grange”, who was the chief designer of the High speed train, leading the train...
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...
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