A Room With A View

With the exception of the picture at the top of this blog post, every picture you will see here was taken from the “Devon Belle” Pullman observation car on the Paignton and Dartmouth Steam Railway (PDSR) .  The carriage is one of two that ran on the Southern Railway’s Devon Belle express from London Waterloo…

Lydham Manor

As with it’s fellow Paignton and Dartmouth Railway based cousin 5239 Goliath that  featured on Saturday (click here to read more),  7827 Lydham Manor has for many years been one of the stalwarts of the line’s fleet.  It also shares a similar history in it’s preservation; being an ex-Barry scrapyard locomotive.

My Journey in becoming a Steam Enthusiast, Part 5 – 60103 Flying Scotsman at the Paignton and Dartmouth Railway

It probably didn’t take long to guess that after my previous blog post on the influence that the South Devon Railway had in my journey in becoming a steam enthusiast that the next would be on the Paignton and Dartmouth steam railway.  Hopefully the presence of a brunswick green A3 class pacific wasn’t quite as predictable! Ever…