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.
STORM! Gales drive waves into the Dawlish station as a local service arrives. The station is slated to be rebuilt with a larger buffer to minimize the waves impacting the railway & station.
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.
HST's meet / cross at Taunton, a service arrives from London whilst another one departs. These iconic trains have been replaced by IET's on GWR routes outside of a few HST short sets.
An HST powers out of Taunton. The iconic HST serving Great Britain for over 40 years have been withdrawn from GWR outside of a few short "castle" sets serving the southwest of the UK.
Standard Class 4MT 76017, takes a ride on the turntable, manually turned. During the Steam Gala just about every locomotive was turned this way.
The 53809 is a 7F built in 1925. It is seen at the Minehead locomotive depot in a lucky spell of sun getting water between runs.
The 0-4-0 industrial shunter at Washford during the steam gala. This locomotive was built by Andrew Barclay in 1910 and was delivered new to Stewart & Lloyd Ltd.
LMS class 4F #43924 leads a double headed semi fast service for Bishop's Lydeard seen steaming out of Watchet. Originally numbered at 3924 the 4F was built in 1920.
Modified Hall class 6960 Raveningham Hall, barks out of Watchet during the Spring Steam Gala. The 6960 was built in 1944, was working the 1045 Bishop's Lydeard to Minehead service.
A GWR service powers through Dawlish Warren seen from Langstone Rock. This train featuring one the green power cars.
One of the few Cross Country HST's curves by Langstone Rock heading for points west.
Voyager passing along the famous sea wall.
RP contributor Maryann waves at the driver and passengers aboard a set of Pacers as the local stopping service accelerates out of Dawlish. These units have been withdrawn.
A Great Western Railway HST departs Dawlish bound for London. The HST has been retired from GWR however a few have been converted to 4 car sets making regional trips in the southwest.