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« on: August 26, 2011, 07:35:44 pm »

I live in Kingskerswell just down from Aller Junction. Today at lunch time I saw a double headed diesel train going towards Paignton/Dartmouth with a mixture of different liveried coaches. I was aware of this special.
However 15 minutes ago I saw heading towards Newton Abbot, a doubled headed diesel train with 11 coaches all in chocolate and cream and looking magnificent in the poor weather. Does anybody know who ran this train and where I could obtain further information about it?
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« Reply #1 on: August 26, 2011, 08:44:58 pm »

check out taunton trains dot com
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« Reply #2 on: August 31, 2011, 12:28:52 am »

It's the Northern Belle, operated by DRS (Direct Rail Services Ltd) (direct rail services).
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« Reply #3 on: August 31, 2011, 07:29:04 am »

Thanks for the information. Taunton photo was excellent. Must start saving my pennies, quite fancy a trip on the Northern Belle now having visited the website.
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