New HST Castle set GW3

New HST Castle set GW3

Today GW3 Castle set was rostered on the 6amĀ  T E 12 serviceĀ  Penzance to Exeter St Davids which calls in at Dawlish on the way up. The set was powered by 43094 and 43005. There is only a ten minute turn round time in Platform 6 before it returns to Penzance as the...
What a difference a day makes

What a difference a day makes

Yesterday it was rather bleak with a bitterly cold wind and today there was little wind and a sunny 11C as I went to record today’s lunchtime sand train. This time the lead locomotive 66126 was in the old EWS livery and the second loco 66044 in the new DB Cargo...
Two for the Price of One

Two for the Price of One

A dull drab day but a splash of colour to brighten up the scene for the hardy souls braving the chilly wind on the Dawlish sea wall today. There has been frequent train movements over the past few weeks of the Industrial sand from Burngullow near St. Austell in...