After reading the above link, I had to laugh where it states 'funding options for two VITAL cycle links in Teignbridge are being explored' To state that this pet project is vital is laughable in a sad way. All I have seen so far, from what has been put in place already for the cycle path through Dawlish. Is the pedestrian walkways and the road coming into Dawlish have been down graded in ...
Then how long before it is either sold off or demolished?
No pun intended, I hope. Shame that they cannot get the few quid from Teignbridge council, seeing as they have been splashing millions of pounds about over the last year for things such as the shopping centre at Newton Abbot etc
In my opinion, the railway collapse at Dawlish was purely down to the railway companies lack of maintenance to the sea wall. You only have to walk along the beach from Dawlish to the Warren to see large, deep cracks and base sections of concrete that have worn away along the sea wall below the railway line. British rail was not purchased by private companies to make a better and more reliable ...
Yes, the weather would seem to be to blame for the erosion, hopefully the Dawlish councillors can spend a little money on refurbishing the War Memorial. They don't seem to have any problems spending thousands on less worthy causes.
Brook still backed up due to the blockage at the entrance to the sea for the last few weeks! as of last night. http://dawlish.com/thread/details/45158
Interesting reading, even from the DM. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/debate/article-3822518/Cycle-lanes-lunacy-built-Britain-causing-gridlock-pollution-maddest-thing-empty.html
Hopefully the Brook exit to the sea will be cleared by then, still blocked 04th Oct 2016.
A few pics eggs and cygnet taken 03 Oct 2016.
Really, well I must live in a different Dawlish to the one they are talking about!