Devon rail lines closed during the notorious Beeching cuts of the 1960s could be reopened, the Transport Secretary has announced. The route from Okehampton to Exeter has been included in the proposal. The route could provide a vital alternative to the Dawlish line - which closes during storms and high tides. Read more... ...
Panto season is upon us. Oh yes it is! Time to take your seats and prepare for sly digs, saucy jokes, slapstick routines and, most important of all, to join in with the show. Exeter’s Northcott Theatre – now thriving and celebrating its 50 anniversary after teetering on the brink of closure seven years ago – is preparing to raise the curtain on its first pantomime since 2009. Director ...
A woman has been airlifted to Derriford hospital with serious head injuries - and a driver is in police custody - following collision which has closed a major Devon road. The A379, the main road to Dawlish, has been shut between Starcross and the Swans Nest roundabout since 10.40am this morning. ...
Well, a Cross-Country train came through fine yesterday just before 11. And the sea didn't look particularly rough.
Leatash, they have and it does.
They should try out the new iep class 802 and see if that can stand up to a good dousing in salt water.
“...unsafe for totally unsuitable Cross Country trains only...”
A combination of a high tide and strong winds will make it unsafe for trains to travel along the sea wall at Dawlish today from 9:30 until 11am. Source: http://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/live-news-traffic-travel-updates-813211
Yeah, it is old but no reason why it should not be mentioned again. Keep the kettle boiling until the bottom drops out.
The border collie ran off from Cockwood, near Dawlish, on October 17. http://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/owner-fears-missing-collie-taz-808999