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The Storms That Shook the South West

Sam Smith meets the people whose lives and livelihoods took a battering from the worst storms in living memory and asks whether it's time to rebuild or retreat.

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29 minutes

Last on

Mon 12 May 2014 19:30

Dawlish's storm-damaged railway line

Dawlish's storm-damaged railway line

The main railway line through Dawlish in Devon has reopened after part of the track was destroyed during winter storms.


The track was swept away with part of the sea wall in early February 2014, cutting off the service linking Cornwall and much of Devon with the rest of the UK.


Read the full story on the BBC News website. 


Role Contributor
PresenterSam Smith
DirectorJo Horsey
ProducerJo Horsey