With Gale force winds recorded early in the morning at Culdrose reaching 75 M.p.h. I made an effort to travel by train to Bodmin which took three hours. I planned to travel on the 08.28 Glasgow service which was cancelled, then waiting for the 08.59 London service which was delayed by fallen trees at St Erth eventually departed Penzance nearly an hour late getting me into Bodmin Parkway at 11.22 just in time to travel on the 11.25 to General. Previous trains were delayed by fallen trees at Bungullow.
Many Cancellations took place being the
06.30 Penzance Glasgow
07.39 Penzance Plymouth
08.28 Penzance Glasgow
08.45 Penzance St Ives
09.43 Penzance Manchester
10.36 Penzance Plymouth
11.22 Penzance Plymouth
Four inbound trains to Penzance were also cancelled
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Regards, Clive Smith.
Many thanks for this as we awake today to storm force winds and lashing rain. P.S. Roger tells me he's off on the 08.28 to Bodmin - he's very keen, you can't tie the man down!!. (The 08.28 cancelled but he's still going on the next service to Bodmin - wishing the B & W well on a very stormy day)
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A great many people can't interpret drawings so I think that the finished wall is going to be quite shocking to Dawlish folk and to the many visitors who love King's Walk. It can only strengthen the resolve of the campaign groups presently mobilizing in Holcombe and Teignmouth, concerned at what is proposed for their length of the wall.
As a champion of diversionary routes, I have to say that slightly better resilience - or no better if conditions worsen - is being bought at too high a price.
Cheers, Colin Burges.
Many thanks indeed for your report Colin, Your Youtube link and the associated report is very well worthwhile watching - many very valid points raised.