Tornado farewell for this year.

Tornado farewell for this year.

A fitting farewell for Tornado when the Torbay Express got a clear road to travel at speed through Teignmouth and Dawlish with the returning run to Bristol to close the 2017 season. A shame the weather wasn’t a little better being dull, cloudy and with an...
Final steam Torbay Express of 2017

Final steam Torbay Express of 2017

60163 Tornado powered this final Torbay Express for this year and was making light work of its 12 coach train as it passed Dawlish Warren. The video below shows its progress from Dawlish Warren to Teignmouth using my camcorder from the spot where the picture was taken...
Armchair Trainspotting at the Blenheim!

Armchair Trainspotting at the Blenheim!

A nice variety of trains today recorded on the Blenheim camera starting with the 1A76 Plymouth to Paddington service which was led by HST 43158 with the newly named “Old Oak Common 1976-2018” ¬†number 43093 on the rear with the “Legends of Great...
Late running Clay empties.

Late running Clay empties.

Normally the empty clay wagons pass Dawlish at approx 4am on a Wednesday morning on their return run to St.Blazey for refilling.This week however it was around 11am today so we had the opportunity in daylight to record the full length of the 21 wagon consist as it is...
Clan Line return

Clan Line return

Rough sea and persistent drizzly rain welcomed Clan Line back to Dawlish on the returning Torbay Express to Bristol. Come back summertime please. Nick Campbell chose to do his video at Teignmouth where the railway leaves the station and passes under the tall skew...