Dawlish weather and tides for the weekend

Good evening. Here are your Dawlish weather and tide times for the weekend. Saturday YELLOW WARNING for wind issued by The Met Office between 4am and 11:59am. A very wet and windy day. High risk of flooding in coastal areas especially at high tide. Also risks of...

Dawlish weather and tides for 16/10/2017

Good evening. Here are your Dawlish weather and tide times for Monday. As I am sure you are all aware, Monday is going to be an interesting day with Ophelia on her way. There is currently a YELLOW warning for wind in place from the Met Office. ☡ Waves are predicted to...

Night Riviera sleeper and National Rail Test train

Once again night owl Nick Campbell was on Teignmouth station after midnight specifically to record the National Rail Test train operating on the 398O Bristol High Level Siding to Exeter Riverside NY via Goodrington service. Most test trains in this area of late have...
Teignmouth station footbridge removal

Teignmouth station footbridge removal

At long last the old footbridge on Teignmouth station was dismantled and taken away for refurbishment on Saturday night. Nick Campbell was hoping to record the lifting of the footbridge and dropping it on the lorry trailer but when preparation work was still...

Late news of Diesel Special

Timings have just been released of an unadvertised express on Saturday 26th August . The Dartmouth Regatta Statesman is running from Wolverhampton to Kingswear and is due to pass Dawlish at 11.44am and return at 6.02pm. It is being operated by West Coast Rail and will...
Europhoenix on the wall.

Europhoenix on the wall.

Yesterday in very poor weather and rough seas in what I believe was its first time of passing along the Dawlish sea wall was Europhoenix 37800. Presumably on a crew route learning run. The locomotive is on long term lease to the Rail operating group (ROG), a company...
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