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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 Galloway...

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...

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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 more Royal...

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Most days we post around 5 posts to 5 social media channels daily. We have over 40,000 followers on Facebook but most followers won't see the posts due to the Facebook algorithm. To ensure you get your daily fix of Dawlish Beach Cams you just need to adjust one simple...

Retiring after 5 years of service

In 2003 after retiring, my parents moved from the Midlands and as they wanted to be by the sea and the railway, Dawlish was top of the list. My Dad had worked on the railways for as long as I could remember, in fact, one of my first memories is going to work with my...

Thursday morning trains

A bit of variety this morning. First up on the video was Colas 70813 with the returning discharged cement tanks from Moorswater in Cornwall to Aberthaw in South Wales. Next up was the Rail Grinder which had been stabled in Hackney Yard at Newton Abbot and was bound...

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