Dawlish trainline, checking for progress

For the 100 word challenge for grown ups this week  I wrote about  the storm damage to the trainline at Dawlish. I’ve since been to see how things are going, but it was no surprise that I couldn’t get very close. Here are some phone pics.

Dawlish is a quaint little seaside town ful of old -fashioned charm.

The train journey west continues to Teignmouth and from there you can get a ferry to Shaldon. I ‘ve posted about both in the past.

https://lucidgypsy.wordpress.com/2012/01/02/teignmouth-my-last-day-off/

https://lucidgypsy.wordpress.com/2013/10/12/starting-and-finishing-with-boats/

The workmen at Dawlish told me that the completion date for repair of the train track and sea wall is just before Easter, good news for locals and visitors alike.

7 thoughts on “Dawlish trainline, checking for progress

  1. I’m not surprised there hasn’t been much progress but glad to hear there’s a completion date. Lets hope the winter is finally over and they can get on with the work. This is a nice follow up – poor Dawlish no longer makes the news here.

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