Rail News 4th September.

Rail News 4th September.

It’s been quite busy this past week with two specials over the weekend and a few freight locomotives to be seen. Saturday’s special was the Statesman Riviera Pullman from Nottingham to Kingswear which was top and tailed by Large logo Blue livery 47593...
High Output Track Renewals train

High Output Track Renewals train

Monday night 19th August saw the first of four nights this week that the HOTR train will be passing through Dawlish en route to Dainton Tunnel from its base at Fairwater Yard at Taunton. The train was top and tailed by two Freightliner locomotives. Leading loco on the...
Weekend Rail News

Weekend Rail News

The high-spot of the weekend was of course LMSĀ  6233 “Duchess of Sutherland” on the Royal Duchy which apparently set a new record for the fastest run between Exeter St Davids and Plymouth in preservation times of 59 minutes and 26 seconds. There are two...