Main rail line through Dawlish reopens

The main rail line through Dawlish has reopened. It's been closed since February after the sea wall and track foundations were washed away in the storms.

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Prime Minister at Dawlish reopening ceremony

David Cameron is in Dawlish this morning to see the newly reopened rail line through Dawlish. Credit: ITV News West Country

The Prime Minister is in Dawlish this morning to see the completed repairs to the main rail line.

David Cameron says Britain and the World needs to hear that the South West is open for business, trade and tourism.

The Prime Minister listens to the Mayor of Dawlish. Credit: ITV News West Country
David Cameron with some of the 'orange army' Credit: ITV News West Country

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Rail line at Dawlish reopens

The fixed line at Dawlish Credit: Press Association

The broken rail line at Dawlish has reopened this morning after being closed for two months.

The first passenger train passed through Dawlish station before 6am this morning from Exeter to Paignton.

The tracks were badly damaged by storms which hit the region in February.

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