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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Tourism chief calls for public to 'support Devon'

We are delighted that the train line is now re-open through Dawlish.

Devon is one of the UK’s top holiday destinations - welcoming over 36 million visitors a year and supporting over 74,000 jobs – and many tourism businesses have suffered as a result of the closure.

Bookings leading up to Easter are estimated as being 23% down and current reckoning is the crisis has cost the county around £31million.

I would urge anyone looking to book a break to support Devon this year, especially in light of the fantastic weather predicted for us.

– Carolyn Custerson, Visit Devon

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