Black swans, which originally come from Australia, have been raised so successfully in Dawlish that they have now become the town’s most recognisable feature and a major tourist attraction. John Nash, who emigrated from Dawlish to New Zealand, paid frequent visits home to the town and decided that the town needed something unique. Read more... ...
The chopper has been to call-outs in Exeter, Newton Abbot, Dawlish, Torquay and Kingsbridge Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/police-reveal-helicopter-called-multiple-2283767
@Margaret Swift This explains why you have to keep signing in.
Close it down and move into the 21st centuary!
I would correct any errors above but the website won’t let me! Also, why do I have to sign in EVERY time I visit this forum?
So, now the new GWR trains seem to be affected by salt water!! We have the voyager trains that cannot travel the sea wall at high tide because they break down if water gets on the roof and now we have the new GWR trains whose doors won’t open if they get slat water on then!! You really could not make this up!!
Passengers were TRAPPED on a train at Plymouth this morning because salt water had apparently caused the doors to break. One passenger said they were stuck on the train for 10 minutes at the station, and the driver told them they did a 'CTRL ALT DELETE reset' on the train doors. Another person on board said: "What happens if there's a fire on board", while another commented: "This is pretty ...
Teignmouth Hospital would be sold off when a new £8m health and wellbeing hub is built in the town as part of the Brunswick Street redevelopment. Community clinics would also be provided from the Brunswick Street site, but the specialist outpatients service and the theatre service would be transferred to Dawlish Community Hospital. Read more... ...
Why the heck don't they just give up on the line by the sea! ...get building Dawlish Parkway other side of town...or build a tunnell between the town and sea.. do you want a blocked view of sea and get town protected?.. I don;t think the town is that bothered on a rail service really..
The trainline at Dawlish has been closed to services being run by Crosscountry because of the weather. A spokesman for Network Rail said: "Forecasted severe weather at Dawlish is causing disruption to CrossCountry services between Newton Abbot and Exeter St Davids. Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/trains-cancelled-dawlish-because-weather-2262807