Weather for Tuesday 27th June 2017

Good evening. Here are your Dawlish weather and tide times for Tuesday. A lightly cloudy day with some small sunny intervals. A small chance of showers in the afternoon. Feeling cooler. Winds: SE 6-10mph Temp: 18C Sunrise/sunset: 05:03/21:30 UV: Medium Pollen: Medium...

Additional footage

Nick Campbell was out at Teignmouth to record some footage of last evenings specials and the passing of two HST's, the second being led by 43027 with the Queen's 90th birthday vinyls on. The final part of the video was taken from the Rockstone (or Black) Bridge of...

Hitachi IEP return.

        As forecast earlier we didn't see the new train at speed as it was pathed to go into the loop at Dawlish Warren and was therefore held back by the gantry signal at caution near Langstone Rock. After a break of just over 22 mins to allow a...

Hitachi IEP daytime test run

    Today gave us the first good look at one of the new trains that will replace the HST's that have provided the express services for over 40 years. This version of the train is a 5 coach unit capable of being powered by a pantograph to overhead electric...

Night & Early Daytime activity.

The following video records the late running Eastleigh-Liskeard rail train passing through Teignmouth powered by DB Cargo 66096 and its return early this morning. A look at Sid the spider at work and DB Cargo 66185 with the 20 empty clay tanks which will return when...

Advance notice of Royal Scot on a special.

This Saturday 24th June a steam special the Dartmouth Explorer from Woking to Kingswear and is due to be headed by LMS 46100 Royal Scot. With any luck it will rain before then!!!  It would be a shame if the excursion ended up diesel hauled if there is too much of a...

Torbay Express

  Disappointment when the Torbay Express today was piloted by a freight diesel presumably due to a fire restriction on steam use on National rail after another engine set light to an embankment on the East Coast main line yesterday. The experience was further...

Today’s railway scene

Colas 70817 made it's first trip along the Dawlish sea wall yesterday bringing down the loaded cement tanks from the Aberthaw plant  to their destination of the Lafarge depot at Moorswater in Cornwall. Today it returned with the 24 empty PCA tank wagons on their...

Dawlish weather and tides for 15/06/2017

Good Afternoon. Here are your Dawlish weather and tide times for Thursday. A lovely start to Thursday. Some light cloud cover from mid-morning onwards. Winds: W 10-15mph Temp: 19C Sunrise/sunset: 05:01/21:28 UV: High Pollen: High Tide times: Low 04:22 - 0.62m High...

Dawlish weather and times for 14/06/2017

Good morning. Here are your Dawlish weather and tide times for Wednesday. A very nice day! Largely sunny with a breeze. Winds: SE 6-8mph Temp: 17C Sunrise/sunset: 05:01/21:27 UV: Very High Pollen: Very High Tide times: Low 03:44 - 0.54m High 09:50 - 3.28m Low 15:52 -...

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