All CrossCountry services that use the main railway at Dawlish line have been suspended between 4.30pm and 9pm today (Friday, November 23). The services will not operate due to forecast high winds, which can cause waves to go over the exposed sea wall at Dawlish. Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/live-updates-train-services-devon-2253364
https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-council-boss-warns-over-2215180 and https://new.devon.gov.uk/accesstoinformation/archives/information_request/post-brexit-impact-assessment
Shall I mention this? oh go on then. I once witnessed the same thing happening and what is more, their parents were with them. I said to one of the parents, "do you see all those stones on the sea wall, well, I nor anyone else put them there, they are washed up by the waves that your children are trying to dodge, if one of those stones hit those children someone could be in a lot of trouble". ...
Stupid is as stupid does.
Shocking footage shows a group of children dodging huge waves in Dawlish. The video was captured by a photographer earlier this week, in which five schoolchildren run along the seafront wall, getting soaked in the process. Read more... https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/shocking-footage-shows-children-risking-2243156
12) Dawlish With the lights on taking place November 30 and the Christmas market on December 1 and 2, Dawlish will be feeling wonderfully festive in 2018. After browsing the large selection of stalls, settle in with a warm drink to enjoy some fantastic street entertainment. See more... http://www.devonlife.co.uk/home/christmas/christmas-markets-in-devon-1-5212698
b.o.liking and wondering I hope you have deep pockets, why? You seriously need to see the pre railway maps of Dawlish, Dawlish Warren and Starcross, the majority of developed areas were marshland. There were even flat bottomed boats that brought goods up to the bridge at Secmaton Lane for Secmaton Farm! This means that anything below Barton Terrace would revert to marsh, as would the Dawlish ...
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.
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... ...