What a view No.2

The train journey along the south west coast of England includes a fabulous stretch past a town called Dawlish, where the track runs right alongside the sea.

My trip yesterday from my sister to meet my friends took me along this route.  The weather was pretty dramatic, as you can see from these pictures.  The final shot is of sea spray hitting the train window!

Things were much quieter an hour later when we reached the Plymouth area.  Amazing how different the coast can be within a very short distance.



9 thoughts on “What a view No.2

  1. Amazing to think that in February 2014 the sea at Dawlish, during a terrible tidal surge, left the track damaged, hanging in mid air and the station and surrounding area damaged too. Thus cutting off all rail links to Cornwall from the rest of the UK.

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  2. I’ve been along that stretch, though not since it was rebuilt, and it is super beautiful. It’s a shame they couldn’t move it further back though, it was *so* disruptive during all the repair time after it was washed away. When it finally reopened Paddington Station held a beach party to celebrate!

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