- West Country (W)
A controlled landslip of 350,000 tonnes of potentially unstable soil and rock is to take place above the main line railway between Teignmouth and Dawlish.
Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service is working with Network Rail contractors and their geologist to pump water from the sea into the fracture line 50 metres up the cliff face above the landslip site.
As work takes place to repair the storm-damaged railway at Dawlish, residents are calling for a wider sea wall to protect their homes
Network Rail says the track connecting Cornwall and much of Devon with the rest of the UK will be ready from 17th April, if not sooner