Rail Replacement Train return.

Rail Replacement Train return.

After the break whilst the line at Cowley Bridge Junction at Exeter was being made more resistant to flood damage, tonight saw the return of the lengthy rail replacement train top and tailed by two Freightliner class 66 locomotives. This was led by the unique livery...
Steamy Weekend

Steamy Weekend

There are two steam train excursions this weekend, the first on Saturday, under the title of Dartmouth Express. The tour starts at Woking and is diesel hauled as far as Bristol Temple Meads where the LMS Black 5 number 45212 takes over for the run down to Kingswear....
Express delivery?

Express delivery?

Tonight’s infrastructure continuous welded rail train certainly wasn’t hanging about, traveling at passenger speed as it passed through Dawlish and Teignmouth. It was hauled by DB Cargo locos in top and tail formation by 66055 named  “Alain...
The Torbay Express.

The Torbay Express.

Today June 3rd was the first time of seeing the Torbay Express steam train this year which travels from Bristol to Kingswear for Dartmouth. The locomotive was Southern Region Rebuilt Merchant Navy class 35028 Clan Line with a twelve coach train. It set off from...