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...
Speedy Overtaking!

Speedy Overtaking!

The clay train was running a day late and having delivered the first portion to Exeter Riverside sidings seemed to be on a mission to get back to St Blazey as soon as possible judging by the speed it overtook the local stopper and race it to Teignmouth where it could...
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...
Indian Summer to Indian Monsoon!

Indian Summer to Indian Monsoon!

The worse day we have had for a while just had to be when two steam train specials were due to pass along the sea wall. In the event the Royal Duchy was diesel hauled which was apparently due to the paperwork needed for Royal Scot to run, hadn’t been completed....
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