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Dawlish News

Dawlish News
Dawlish News
16 Jan 2020 15:50

One person has been injured and travel disrupted after waves smashed the glass of a train window while on the main rail line through Devon.

A spokesperson said: "The windows were smashed before the train reached Dawlish - passengers were immediately moved to other carriages - and the service carried on to Paignton."

Read more...https://www.itv.com/news/westcountry/2020-01-16/one-person-injured-after-strong-waves-smash-train-window-at-dawlish/?fbclid=IwAR1z9UiD0UyGy0-e7_0gCfgNk7eSpqv-_IPJfmBuIVTneeQ-KdCTGZJGE98

Dawlish News
Dawlish News
16 Jan 2020 20:16

Why a 'Dawlish avoiding' train line in the South West won't happen

The injury to a passenger after a wave smashed the windows of a train travelling past Dawlish has once again re-opened the debate about whether there needs to be a rail line that avoids the sea.

Read more...https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/dawlish-avoiding-train-line-south-3746866

Dawlish News
Dawlish News
16 Jan 2020 20:21

Everything you need to know about the Dawlish train line's past - and its future

The sight of trains chugging along the sea wall has been a common one in Dawlish since the line opened in 1846.

It is also a crucial link for train services from Devon into and out of Cornwall.

Read more...https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/everything-you-need-know-dawlish-3746186

wondering
wondering
16 Jan 2020 21:35

There needs to be a line that avoids the sea ...its obvious! .. C5 seems the best plan and less expensive..

All the fuse recently about global warming .....you cant beat the sea, or can you?.

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Carer
Carer
17 Jan 2020 09:05

@wondering.

It will never happen as we don't live up North, where all the money is going.

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