Immediately prior to Great Western Main Line electrification, decades of tree growth was cleared from the famous cutting at Sonning, opening views not possible for many years. Within months these ... (more)
Very nice walk between rocks, tracks, beach and sea: Local train between Dawlish Warren and Dawlish
Departing Dawlish Station, passing crowds gathering on the sea wall for the Dawlish Seaside Air Show.
Departing to Paignton passing crowds gathering on the sea wall for the Dawlish Seaside Air Show.
The first visit of a Turbo to Paignton occurred in the early hours of Friday 16th August 2019 when 165113 worked 5Z73 02:56 Plymouth to Exeter St Davids gauge clearance run
43150 is seen with a First Great Western HST running over Cockwood Harbour in Devon. The power car carries the original Paxman Valenta engine, all of which were replaced on FGW between 2005 and 20... (more)
First Great Westerns Laira based 08483 arrives at Bishops Bridge Loop hauling the 08:56 Buckfastleigh to Totnes Riverside on Friday 2nd November 2018
150219 stands at Okehampton before working the 15:23 service to St James' Park on Sunday 2nd September 2018
Fresh into service a Hitachi class 800 rounds the seawall south of Dawlish with a train for Plymouth.
143621 approaches Kerswell Gardens forming 2T10 09:23 Exmouth to Paignton on Friday 17th November 2017
First Great Westerns Laira based 08644 shunting at Buckfastleigh on Saturday 4th November 2017
43093 Old Oak Common HST Depot 1976 - 2018 leads 1A78 06:50 Penzance to London Paddington past Langford Bridge on Saturday 28th October 2017
57604 hauls 2C51 17:50 Exeter St Davids to Penzance past Langford Bridge on Saturday 9th September 2017
43093 unveiled in a special Legends of the Great Western livery at Old Oak Common open day
43139 passing Newbury Racecourse with an up West of England express.