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PM hails Dawlish 'orange army'

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

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

A 300-strong Network Rail team, known as the "orange army", worked around the clock to rebuilt the track at a cost of £35m.

Prime Minister David Cameron visited Dawlish and praised those involved, saying it had taken "a Herculean effort" to get the project completed so quickly.

  • 04 Apr
  • From the section UK