On Saturday 4th April Freightliner’s 66522 and 66532 top and tailed a CWR (continuous welded rail) train from Westbury to Lostwithiel via Penzance returning on the Sunday morning. Nick recorded them passing through Teignmouth station where  there has recently been a lot of vegetation cleared from the adjoining cutting allowing a much better view from the bridges over the line.

On Tuesday 7th April Colas 70809 brought 22 empty log carrying wagons from Cardiff to Exeter Riverside Yard. The load was then split into two and 70809 carried on to Hackney Yard at Newton Abbot with 11 wagons, and then returned to collect the remaining 11  and deliver to Hackney before returning light engine to Westbury. The video shows a mixture of the two runs. Hackney Yard is being used for the long term storage of these wagons.

On Saturday 12th April DB Cargo 66004 and 66084 top and tailed a 10 wagon ballast train of side tipping MRA double bogie wagons from Westbury to Burngullow Junction, returning on Sunday 13th early evening.

 

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