DB Cargo 66147 Rail Train

DB Cargo 66147 Rail Train

There was an overnight line closure on the Plymouth line last night whilst rail replacement was taking place West of Newton Abbot around the Dainton Tunnel area. Interestingly the rail train passed through Dawlish working wrong line at 10.41pm on Saturday night. It...
HST “Celebrities”

HST “Celebrities”

Most of the GWR HST Power cars are still in the blue livery, with a few now in the new green corporate livery for the company, but I believe there are seven currently in service that have individual vinyl celebration designs. The latest of these being 43093 which...

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....
Dawlish Sea Wall non passenger trains.

Dawlish Sea Wall non passenger trains.

A day of interest for the railway enthusiasts. The video begins with the returning discharged cement tanker train from  Moorswater to Aberthaw powered by Colas Class 70 number 70816. Next shows GWR 57604 Pendennis Castle towing the HST that suffered an engine fire...