The first train along the newly-repaired track at Dawlish swept through just before 6am this morning (Friday).
A camera installed in the cabin recorded the journey through the eyes of the train driver.
Video from South West News Service
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.