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« on: January 21, 2012, 08:28:38 pm »

One might quibble at the author's assertion that "Regular First Great Western trains run from Bristol Temple Meads to Dawlish", but an otherwise interesting account of a rail-enabled holiday - http://www.thisisbristol.co.uk/story-14994272-detail/story.html
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« Reply #1 on: January 21, 2012, 09:37:27 pm »

Hmm Roll Eyes.  From that article, regarding Dawlish:

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Easily accessible by road, it also benefits from good rail links and regular fast trains from Bristol Temple Meads.

Our direct First Great Western train took just 70 minutes and even those trains involving a change at Newton Abbot will get you there in less than an hour and a half.

With an easily bored four-year-old and a week's worth of luggage in tow, this relatively short journey certainly felt less stressful than our regular four or five-hour jaunts to Cornwall.

Doesn't that make it worthwhile - irrespective of journalistic license?
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« Reply #2 on: January 21, 2012, 11:14:45 pm »

Changes at Newton Abbot? That would involve doubling back!

First time i've seen Torquay described as 'glamorous' too  Grin
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