Rail News

Rail News

Thursday 19th April was the first of two days that the new Hitachi 802001 and 802002 were linked together to do some test runs from the Stoke Gifford depot to Penzance and back. These are the new trains that will replace the 40 year old HST’s in the GWR fleet....
For those interested in the railway.

For those interested in the railway.

Tuesday evening produced an autoballaster train topped and tailed by Freightliner locos 66587 and 66590 en route from Westbury to drop its load at various points on the Newquay branch from Par. The empty train was due back through Dawlish mid morning but due to it...
Today’s very mini HST Penzance-Exeter service

Today’s very mini HST Penzance-Exeter service

Down to three coaches today from the usual four. Power car 43016 leading with 43187 (The Welsh DragonĀ  motif) on the rear. Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new...
Leadstone Camping

Leadstone Camping

Leadstone Camping, established in 1974 and still run by the same local family is just a 10-minute walk to a “Blue Flag” beach at Dawlish Warren. Leadstone offer visitors a traditional uncommercialised camping site in South Devon and one quite unique at...
Dawlish weather and tides for 29/03/2018

Dawlish weather and tides for 29/03/2018

Good evening. Here are your Dawlish weather and tide times for Thursday. A mixed bag again today. Some showers with sun at times. Feeling breezy. Winds: SSW 14-19mph Temp: 7c Sunrise/sunset: 06:58/19:41 Tide times High 05:35 – 3.44m Low 11:55 – 0.48m High...
Dawlish weather and tides for 28/03/2018

Dawlish weather and tides for 28/03/2018

Good evening. Here are your Dawlish weather and tide times for Wednesday. Heavy rain and a tad breezy today. Rain clearing to leave sunny spells in the afternoon. Winds: NW 14-17mph Temp: 7c Sunrise/sunset: 07:00/19:39 Tide times High 04:33 – 3.13m Low 10:58...
Dawlish weather and times for 27/03/2018

Dawlish weather and times for 27/03/2018

Good evening. Here are your Dawlish weather and tide times for Tuesday. A heavily cloudy morning with some outbreaks of rain. A little brighter at times during the afternoon. Winds: NW-SW 10-16mph Temp: 8c Sunrise/sunset: 07:02/19:38 Tide times High 03:06 –...
Dawlish weather and tides for 25/03/2018

Dawlish weather and tides for 25/03/2018

Good evening. Here are your Dawlish weather and tide times for Sunday. A nice and sunny day with some light cloud about during the morning. Winds: NNW 8-12mph Temp: 11c Sunrise/sunset: 07:07/19:34 Don’t forget the clocks go forward in the early hours of tomorrow...
Dawlish weather and tides for 24/03/2018

Dawlish weather and tides for 24/03/2018

Good evening. Here are your Dawlish weather and tide times for Saturday. A drizzly start to the day. A cloudy day in general with a chance of showers and sunny spells. Winds: N 8-11mph Temp: 8c Sunrise/sunset: 06:09/18:33 Don’t forget the clocks go forward in...
Dawlish weather and tides for 22/03/2018

Dawlish weather and tides for 22/03/2018

Good evening. Here are your Dawlish weather and tide times for Thursday. Some good sunny spells in the morning, clouding over during the afternoon. Winds: SW 15-19mph Temp: 8c Sunrise/sunset: 06:13/18:3 Tide times Low 02:53 – 0.19m High 09:03 – 3.82m Low...