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Greenwich Means Time………………

I was pondering why we put the clocks backwards and forwards at each respective point in the year and wondered how it all started. I also wondered what the potential advantages would be of having our time permanently fixed to

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Dawlish Railway Line Repaired in Record Time

In the next few days the main train line running along the sea wall at Dawlish will re-open. The image of the track swinging above a massive void with the sea smashing away below is perhaps the most iconic image of

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House Hunting Season Begins

As January slips by, increasing numbers of people are turning their thoughts to moving house. With house prices at last beginning to move in most parts of the United Kingdom it is also increasingly a good time financially to move.

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A perfect gift for the person who has everything….

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If you’re struggling to find the perfect gift for the person who seems to have everything, why not consider a footplate experience with The Dartmouth Steam Railway? A perfect for grown up girls or boys, the lucky participants will get to experience

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