Transport Secretary surveys storm damage in Dawlish

Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin has visited the Devonshire town of Dawlish where a storm on Tuesday undermined a large section of the track.

Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin visits Dawlish train station in Devon
Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin visits Dawlish train station in Devon

Read: Govt pushes for lower train fares for flood victims

Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin surveys the damage
Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin surveys the damage
A large section track has been undermined by large waves
A large section track has been undermined by large waves

Read: Huge waves destroy railway line in Dawlish

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