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Update: No trains between Topsham and Exmouth due to safety check after Lympstone landslip

By Rich_Booth  |  Posted: December 27, 2012

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Speed restiction placed on Exmouth trainline after Lympstone landslip

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Update:

Due to safety checks on the line there are currently no service running between Topsham and Exmouth.

Replacement bus services are running.

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A landslip near the Lympstone Commando Centre has caused a 5 mph speed restriction at Lympstone to be put in place. The line was inspected after high tide this morning before allowing the first train to go through.

Network Rail spokesman, said: “Speed restrictions between Exmouth and Exeter are in place as a precautionary measure – the has been a lot of flooding recently in the area, the ground is very water logged and we have done everything we can to stabilise the groundworks.”

In another update the Exeter St. Davids to Plymouth line has reopened after a landslip at Parsons Tunnel. The Up line was blocked and the Down line was available with single line working introduced from Teignmouth to Dawlish Warren with a 20 mph speed restriction imposed.

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