At 0655 this morning the fbb will start/will have started (dependent on when you read this posting!) their journey to Scotland.
The rail line between Crewkerne and Exeter will be closed from Saturday 15th until Sunday 23 September. No South Western Railway services will operate between Crewkerne and Exeter between those dates. This does not affect Great Western Railway services between Exmouth to Exeter and Paignton which will operate normally. The closure is to allow Network Rail to carry out works to reduce the impact of flooding on rail services in the future.
That will be a three hours and twentyfour minute grind to Waterloo instead of two hours and forty three minutes, although, to be fair to SWT, the fbbs would have caught the 0724 which stops EVEYWHERE and takes two hours and 54 minutes on a normal Saturday.
A report on the whole journey will follow - possibly in tomorrow's blog if the old crusties get there at a reasonable time.