Waves are crashing into the seawall as a Class 150 / 153 set departs Dawlish. Today the seawall has been rebuilt with a higher wall and larger buffer to protect the railway from storms and waves.
Gales overnight whipped up the seas at high tide, causing waves lash a London Bound HST. Today this seawall has been rebuilt larger and the long HST sets replaced.
Class 150 on a local service, taken from our room at the wonderful Blenheim in Dawlish.
A London bound HST 125 rolls past Marine Parade and the famous "Blenhiem" B&B a must for any railfan. The seawall on left has recently been rebuilt and enlarged to protect the railway.
An HST flashes past Marine Parade, seen from The Blenheim. A project to enlarge and reinforce the seawall here has altered this view but you still have the best view you can get.
Today brought snow, hail, rain and thunder to parts of the UK. Here in Dawlish we had a dramatic sky for a while. View of this 220 is from The Bleheim a must for any rail enthusiast.
A Voyager DMU hustles through the seaside town of Dawlish. The sea wall on the right has recently been rebuilt and enlarged to protect the railway, changing this view.
A HST set blasts through Dawlish UK during a spell of sunshine on a rather chilly day. Our 2nd visit here yielded plenty of trains including these HST's who's days are numbered.
The Great Western at its best 6024 King Edward 1 and 5029 Nunney Castle head along the classic location at Dawlish seawall with the Cornish Riviera railtour on Saturday 26th June 2010, the childre... (more)