For a change of view I went to Cockwood Harbour near Starcross to photograph the returning empty cement tanks. Luxury viewing today as someone had kindly left an old chair there and done a bit of hedge trimming. If only the safety elf hadn’t insisted on erecting a pretty pointless fence on the embankment a few years ago, which spoils the classic view it used to be. However I was only there for 15 minutes during which time two GWR HST’s and a Cross Country HST, a local DMU service and the Colas freight passed. Not bad for general railway interest.

GWR 43017 named “Hannahs” heading for Plymouth. Unfortunately I just missed the moment

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