Over the last few weeks the 'orange army' completed the final milestone in their 18-month project to repair Dawlish's railway line; rebuild and strengthen the sea wall; and carry out cliff stabilisation work at Teignmouth, to prevent any future extreme weather causing the level of damage that occurred last year.
This means for the first time, the full length of the walkway from Dawlish Warren to Teignmouth can be used in both low and high tide.
While Network Rail's work to repair the damage in Dawlish is now complete, the company is continuing its work to secure the future of the railway line between Exeter and Newton Abbot.
British Transport Police are appealing for information after several trains in South Devon have crashed into objects deliberately placed on the railway line.
In the last month, concrete lids, metal road signs and cones have been put on the line near Newton St Cyres. The incidents have led to several delays.
The Lynton and Lynmouth Cliff Railway will receive a national award today because it's an example of exceptional British engineering.
Completed in 1890, the railway is the oldest water-powered funicular railway in the UK.
The award is being presented by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.
Plans for a 4 point 5 million pound railway station at the new town of Cranbrook in east Devon have been submitted It will have one platform and will be used as the main transport link for the 3 thousand homes planned for the development.
From singers to steamtrains. Pop impresario Pete Waterman has unveiled an award for heritage railway of the year. The man who wrote hits for Kylie Minogue and Jason Donovan and is credited with 500 million worldwide record sales is president of the Gloucestershire/Warwickshire steam railway.
He unveiled the award at Winchcombe station and told me that steam is in his blood: his first job was working on the railways in Coventry. He once owned the famous Flying Scotsman train but received hate mail from enthusiasts when he painted it the wrong shade of green!