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Will have to stop the line at Dawlish Warren for Dawlish.  Chucking money at the wall to be washed away is crazy.  Open an inland line to Newton and yes Okehampton- Plymouth makes sense.

yesterday at 06:46

Reopen the okehampton line ,you cannot avoid or beat nature.

A 62-year-old man has been jailed for five and a half years for running a drug supply operation in Exeter and Dawlish. The judge sentencing him at Exeter Crown Court said he had been shown leeway and understanding by people willing to help him in the past due to his mental health and living problems but he had continued to offend. Read more... ...

But it still doesn't say anything about protecting the line at Dawlish itself.

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2 days ago

The re-routing of the Dawlish rail line closer to the sea will NOT see a popular beach lost to the public. The causeway option would see the line rebuild from the tunnel at Smugglers’ Lane in Holcombe, out on to the beach past Spray Point, and then would curve back in land towards Teignmouth. The option could cost up to £500million but no funding has yet been pledged for the work or a ...

Work gets under way this month to repair and protect the fragile Dawlish rail line. Four breakwaters at Boat Cove, Coastguards Point, Colonnade Underpass and Langstone Rock will be repaired and improved over the next six months. Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/work-start-protect-storm-battered-2219404

Cllr Prowse: “ ...............There had been a misunderstanding with the inclusion of Holcombe Beach and the Ness Beach being included in the Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) and it had been confirmed that they would not be.” Cllr Clemens :”.........TDC  Executive. Approval was given for the writing of the Public Spaces Protection Order for the Control of Dogs in Teignbridge. We have ...

Controversial plans to add two Teignbridge beaches to the list that dogs are banned from during summer months will be re-examined by councillors. Included in the order would be starting the beach dog ban start on April 1, rather than May 1, bringing all beaches into line with Dawlish Warren. Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/two-more-beaches-could-added-2211948

They are planning to reshape the seawall along Marine Parade to deflect the waves back to the sea, whether that will work remains to be seen.

6 days ago

I think it's very complicated the Warren spit protects the Exe estuary and the population that lives along it including March Barton building islands at sea may alter the way sand moves and ends up at The Warren. The problem is as a general rule of thumb joe blogs knows little or nothing about how these things work i include myself in that analogy and because of the complex nature of the way the ...

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