from the past! Torbay Express travels through Highbridge
classic steam train has begun its regular summer service, passing
through Highbridge and Burnham-On-Sea Railway Station on its journey
to the Devon coast.
Torbay Express passed through Burnham and Highbridge Railway Station
on Sunday (July 23rd) on its way to Paignton and Dartmouth.
in 2003 when it ran on only four Sundays in August, the Torbay Express
service has been expanded and now runs over the summer each Sunday
the name of a famous steam express which once ran from London Paddington
but which was discontinued in 1961, the Torbay Express sets out
from Bristol, picking up at Weston, Taunton and Exeter St Davids.
passing through Highbridge and Burnham Railway Station, it takes
in the Somerset levels, plus the Blackdown Hills and the Exe Valley
to Exeter, the Teign estuary, then the sea-wall stretch from Dawlish
Warren to Teignmouth, and into the old riverside station of Kingswear.