sorry just doesnt cut it. Dawlish has had to suffer enough from decades of ineffective maintenance of the sea wall. The wall has endured over a hundred years of the sea but was maintained. The only reason we are having all this work done is because of lack of proper maintenance and trains that cannot endure a bit of sea water. COMPENSATION IS OWED TO DAWLISH FOR THE LAST FEW YEARS OF WORK THAT ...
“We know this is not acceptable, particularly as it’s the first weekend in the school holidays." The plan had been to get the promenade open on Friday, July 24 but the final stages of concreting have not been complete in time. Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/network-rail-sorry-not-reopening-4355915
What else should we expect? Would it be British exceptionalism at work again?
The British public just love to break the rules i noticed motorhome owners emptying there elsans in Sandy Lane toilets 4 weeks before camp sites opened and running a hose to fill there tanks with fresh water folk just love to bend the rules as far as they can.
Serves them right! Can't they read....... no cycling along the sea wall?
Cycling along the sea wall and fell off?
Rail services through south Devon were affected by delays because of an emergency services incident this afternoon. Traffic monitoring service Inrix reports that the incident is taking place at Dawlish Warren. Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/emergency-service-incident-dawlish-warren-4349397
The Westcountry could have a good and resilient rail network for £1.2 billion – just 1% of the cost of HS2, the high-speed line from London to Birmingham, two transport experts say. The mainline to Plymouth and Cornwall has long been the Achilles' heel of rail transport, due to the vulnerability of the line through Dawlish to weather and waves. Read more... ...
He was caught on CCTV raining down punches on the older man who had told him off for larking about. Shane Hunt came to blows after his father Mark Williams told him off for fooling around in the Oz's Pizza and Kebab shop in the centre of Dawlish four nights after Christmas. Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/son-attacked-dad-during-argument-4346965
Any spending on work which could potentially be affected by storm action or erosion in the short to medium term has been paused Sand was pumped on to the beach two years ago as part of a £12 million flood defence scheme, which raised parts of the beach by up to three metres. But last winter’s storms was much of that sand had been stripped away, damaging structures on the shore above, and ...