Clay train

Clay train

This week’s clay train’s first portion being hurried through the deep cutting before Teignmouth station en route to Exeter New Yard. The locomotive DB Cargo 66207 is still carrying the old EWS livery and will return to St. Blazey to collect the second...
Teignmouth station footbridge.

Teignmouth station footbridge.

The refurbished footbridge was re-positioned from the car park back into its place over the tracks during the early hours of this morning. Whilst in the car park it has had the window frames and roof added to the walkway.The internal station access steps to it are not...
Weekend rail replacement trains.

Weekend rail replacement trains.

Yet another weekend of line closure between Totnes and Plymouth brought three infrastructure trains through Dawlish and Teignmouth in the early hours of Saturday morning.   DB Cargo 66011 & 66093 with 10 autoballaster wagons, Colas 66850 “David Maidment...
Rail Grinder

Rail Grinder

Today gave us a chance of seeing one of the Rail Grinders in daylight. National rail C2103  named “Martin Elwood” and numbered DR7251-DR79257 (each of the seven units has a number) was returning from Tavistock Jnc yard at Plympton to  Cocklebury yard at...
Weekend Engineering on Dartmoor.

Weekend Engineering on Dartmoor.

Four engineering trains went down from Westbury to the Ivybridge area in the early hours of Saturday night, three returning in the afternoon and one today (Sunday 21- 1-2018). Nick Campbell was on hand to record two of them passing through Teignmouth station. DB Cargo...