Saturday sees the first of this year’s specials passing the cameras. The UK Railtours Tre Pol and Pen trip is due to pass Dawlish at 10.43 as it travels from London Euston to Plymouth Friary before returning at 15.30. We are expecting Top and Tail class 66’s on this tour but if you want to know more then check the UK Railtours site. The following is an extract from their site and is quite interesting as far as the name and route are concerned.

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