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Not long now until we have the party that will give everyone just what they ask..

Plymouth mob as you call them, not to forget, Torbay and Cornwall. together they help keep the line in place. Dawlish benefits from those people coming to the town, unless of course you don't want them!

This is worth watching if you missed the latest episode 'The Railway' the day the line reopened. @ Howard re doiuble deck trains Found this series by Channel 4 in 1984 ...with a mention of double deck trains, how they were built in late 40s but did not last. Some good history on trains, ...

I've never said the line should not be there .. I used the train today ..wonder how many on here did?  It's not rocket science, if sea levels are getting higher as we are told and if flood happens all over again there has to be an alternative line (look up what that means lol).  I would not have a proiblem with Dawlish Parkway the other side of town.  Most want the railway not to use it but ...

11 Dec 2014

Speed restrictions and delays's about time Government got on with an alternative line. I noticed on BBC SW Polotics show last Sunday ..even UKIP said there needs to be an alternative. It's no different to two routes to Scorland west coast or east. So why not two options to Cornwall? Plymouth Labour MP said they have no opinion lol.

Thanks Lynne

No reason why Okehampton and Tavistock people should not have a railway for people to go to Exeter or Plymouth for work or days out. And Stephen .. Okehampton and Tavistock has no sea to stop the train from running!  Who knows people from Dartmoor may visit Dawlish by train for the day ..well once anyway!

Because of the waves hitting the trains and settling on the track, surely to electrify the line would be pointless, because it will always need to have speed restrictions so you could never make faster journeys even if the most superdupa trains.    I cant see any further spend on the line happening End of the day.. the line just happens to go through Dawlish.  I heard recently people around ...

29 Nov 2014

Oh look ...what George Osborne has to say about Dawlish.

29 Nov 2014

Thanks Judith. I see Torquay Herald re the line..