Network Rail still insists that they'll get the main line open at Dawlish in six weeks time and they may even have help from the army.
The Minister for Transport visited the site today, declaring Devon and Cornwall is open for business.
Seth Conway reports:
Rail users hailed the reopening of the track at Dawlish in Devon as "absolutely fantastic" ahead of the Easter holidays
A selection of photographs taken by our reporters at Dawlish on the day the main line through Devon reopened.
Businesses say that when news broke nationally of the rail line collapse at Dawlish it was as if a light switch went off on bookings.