Tornado running back to base.

Tornado running back to base.

In a surprise move today Tornado left the Bodmin  & Wenford Railway and passed through Dawlish on it’s way to Stewarts Lane Depot in London. Luckily Noel Downie was able to get to Totnes in time to see it passing through. Nick Campbell was at Teignmouth...
The Cornishman Express Part 2

The Cornishman Express Part 2

Firstly some extra pictures of the down run to Penzance  of Tornado. This first one was taken by Noel Downie at Totnes station where Tornado had a clear road to gather speed and begin the assault of the lengthy Rattery Incline which begins at the southern end of the...
Tornado on the Cornishman Express

Tornado on the Cornishman Express

A rather dull and misty day but what can we expect on a Bank Holiday! 60163 Tornado at the head of a ten coach train making good progress along the Dawlish sea wall and seen again as it entered Cornwall. This was the first time it has passed over the Royal Albert...
Advance notice of Tornado approaching!

Advance notice of Tornado approaching!

Not the weather feature hopefully but the ever popular steam train 60163 “Tornado”. It will be heading “The Cornishman” express along the sea wall en route to Penzance. The day excursion starts from London Paddington and should be passing...
Great Britain X Tour Highlights

Great Britain X Tour Highlights

The weekend saw us out and about with our roaming cam to capture the Great Britain X Tour. Headed by Braunton (Still in disguise as Lord Dowding) and Royal Scot we were treated to one slow and one fast pass of our static cameras. We had ventured out to Exeter St...
The Great Britain X

The Great Britain X

This year’s Great Britain Tour is now upon us with LMS Royal Scot Class7P 4-6-0 no 46100 Royal Scot BR(S) Rebuilt Light Pacific 4-6-2 and no 34046 Braunton double heading the tour past our cameras. The details and timings for Dawlish are as follows : Saturday...