er..........all these extra people that this new trail will bring to the Exe Estuary and Dawlish Warren area............. I thought the whole point of needing SANGS (see other threads) is to dissuade people from visiting both these places. Go on someone - explain to me the logic of it all.
JC - are you saying that papers sometimes make things up?
Government has said it will make an announcement concerning the future of the rail network in the south west in its Autumn statement - which usually takes place beginning of December.
Have to say I'm not surprised. I travelled by train from Dawlish to N.Abb the other week. It was a very high tide and whilst waiting for train I could see that the waves were lapping at the sea wall and spray was going over onto the track. And the weather on that day was quite calm..............
Caught the 17.22 back to Dawlish from Exeter Central yesterday. Rush hour going home time right? Two carriages on. Reminded me of the London underground at rush hour. Thought to myself why only two carriages? Then thought, rather cynically, because two carriages cost less than three or four but can still carry the same amount of people albeit many of them having to stand. And most people would ...
Can't find anything in that link that gives any info as to how that survey was undertaken. For example, how many people were surveyed? how were they chosen? what questions were they asked? And why Dawlish?
er.........when these franchises were awarded did those putting in their tenders to run trains down here not know about the waves sometimes going over the trains issue and what effect that can have on certain types of trains?
Perhaps someone should contact SUSTRANS and ask them? Click this link for contact details http://devonsustrans.wordpress.com/contacts/
Yes, awful awful news. Thought it was something serious though as I know someone who travelled that way about 3.30pm yesterday who told me the road was sealed off the Topsham side of Countess Wear and then someone else I know who travelled that way about 8.15pm last evening also said the road was still sealed off. Sadly a road being sealed off that length of time usually means a very serious or ...
or the Daily Express perhaps?