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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..

Dawlish News
Dawlish News
2 weeks ago

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

A drug dealer has been found guilty of murdering an addict who he stabbed with an ornamental carving fork during an argument about money. He attacked and killed drug buyer Matthew Jackson, who had gone to Ablett's squalid bedsit in Teignmouth to purchase £30 worth of heroin. Ablett was well known as a drug user and dealer in Teignmouth and Dawlish, where he had previous convictions for ...

And the weather is going to be worse next week.

Margaret Swift
Margaret Swift
2 weeks ago

Because the Cross Country trains, the original Voyagers, break down when waves crash on the top of them! This doesn’t happen with the GWR trains or when CC run HST trains, which sadly isn’t very often!

It's a long eared owl.

No GWR and there was several right up to the 2100hrs. If they can keep running, why can't cross country. Some of the trains are un-marked, so they may have been the cross country one's.

There are barn owl's, tawny owl's, long-eared owl's and I suspect this one is pole owl who only likes to sit a particular pole.

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