Interesting Hour on Dawlish Sea Wall

Interesting Hour on Dawlish Sea Wall

An interesting hour on Dawlish Sea Wall Monday 17th December 2018. Trains passing included ROG’s 47815 Lost Boys & 47812 with a set of HST Mk3 coaches and two Barrier vans heading for storage at Ely. DR77909 Ballast regulator, HST Castle set on test powered...
December Trainwash

December Trainwash

Rough seas this morning so I went down to the Rockstone Bridge to video the waves and the HST Castle set on its usual service run from Penzance to Exeter St. Davids and after a short break it heads back to Penzance. GWR will eventually have eleven of these sets and...
Returning Ballast train.

Returning Ballast train.

Just the one engineering train this weekend for the ongoing work in the Ivybridge area. Luckily for Nick the sun had popped out between the showers whereas it was raining in Dawlish as it passed the webcams. This locomotive had the latest DB Cargo red livery applied...
Railway News.

Railway News.

Lots going on last weekend with the steam tour and more engineering work in Devon and Cornwall and a move of a 4 coach Castle set to be with HST power cars 43186 and 43154 returning to Wabtec at Doncaster  for further work. The A4 has been covered in other posts but I...