The return FGW loco-hauled can be best described as bright with no sun, pity as it was in/out unto a few mins before. 57303 skirts Marine Parade, Dawlish on 27 June 2015 forming train 2C51, 17.50 Exeter St Davids - Penzance.
143621 down Dawlish, Kennaway, 2T20, 14.23 Exmouth - Paignton on 27 June 2015, passing 43012 on rear of 1A87 14.48 Paignton - Paddington. - Close!
n cloud but bright conditions, DRS No. 57303 arrives at Dawlish with 2E75, 13.35 Plymouth to Exeter St Davids on 27 June 2015. Train formed 10219, 12161, 17173.
The one and only train for the 2015 Mazey Day event in Penzance. A Pathfinder charter from Tame Bridge Parkway to Penzance, powered by Class 66 No. 66194. Although fading the sun was still out for it as it passed Dawlish. 27 June 2015.
Sun + Freight Train + Dawlish = picture. 6C53, 1506 St Blazey to Exeter Riverside on 25 June 2015 passing adjacent to Marine Parade, Dawlish powered by tatty Class 66 No. 66200.
DRS Class 57/3 No. 57303 departs from the Dawlish Warren stop on 20 June 2015 with train 2C51 the 17.50 Exeter St Davids to Penzance.
WCRC Class 47s 47746 an 47760 approach Dawlish Warren on 20 June 2015 with the returning NENTA charter 1Z15, 116.45 Kingswear to Norwich. 20 June 2015.
DRS Class 57/3 No. 57303 emerges from Kennaway Tunnel, Dawlish on 20 June 2015 with FGWs 2E75, 13.35 Plymouth to Exeter St Davids. First vehicle behind loco is a new green-liveried Mk3.
47760 and 47746 'top and tail' the NENTA 'Torbay Coast Boat Train', the 1Z14 04.40 Norwich - Kingswear. Train approaching Kennaway Tunnel. 20 June 2015.
DB branded Class 66 No. 66112 emerges from Kennaway Tunnel, Dawlish on 20 June 2015 with train 5Z44 the 08.58 Laira TMD to Kilmarnock formed of vehicles ex Motorail barrier 96602, Mk3s 44040, 42301, 42299, 42351, 42579, 42300, 40715, 41146, 42347 and ex Motorail barrier 96606.
What is known locally as 'The School Train', the 14.24 Exmouth to Paignton is formed of six coaches (2 x Class 143 and 1 x Class 150) forward from Exeter each schoolday, dealing with the larger number of passengers on this and the 16.12 Paignton to Exmouth (as far as Exeter). This is the only train in the West of England which is formed of three 2-car sets. On 19 June 2015, the westbound train is seen departing from Dawlish formed of sets 143603, 143621 and 150246.
66007 passes Dawlish light loco en route from Exeter Riverside to St Blazey during the late afternoon on 18 June 2015.
66007 heads towards Cockwood on Thursday 18 June 2015 powering train 6C53, the 15.06 St Blazey to Exeter Riverside formed of just six JIA wagons.
After many months of speculation about a new freight flow in the far west, transporting a form of sand generated as a bi-product of the china-clay industry from Burngullow to Bow in east London for commercial use. The new contract has been won by DB-S and after a couple of proving trains should settle down to an almost daily flow (Monday to Friday). The new trains started on 14 June 2015 when a rake of 31 MEA wagons were hauled from Westbury to Burngullow by DB-S red liveried No. 66118. The first loaded trains operated on 15 June, running as 6C20 the 12.53 Burngullow to Exeter Riverside and a 6L12 21.26 Burngullow to Bow via Exeter Riverside to collect the first portion of the train. Due to weight restrictions the entire train can not operate as one consist over the Devon banks and has to operate as two half trains between Burngullow and Exeter. The first portion of the first up train is seen passing Powderham.
The returning Torbay Express of 14 June 2015 emerging from Kennaway Tunnel under power.
The first of the 2015 season Torbay Express trains operated today 14 June 2015. Power was provided by 'Standard' No. 70000 Britannia, which is seen pulling away from a signal check at Dawlish.
West Somerset Railway Mixed Traffic Gala, 6 June 2015 including the return to traffic of Class 59 No. 59003 with GBRf