The Somerset and Dorset Joint Railway - almost always referred to as the S&D - was a greatly loved and well used English railway line connecting Bath and Bournemouth. Our aim is to restore as much of the whole line as possible, from Bournemouth to Bath and to Glastonbury and Wells, using a mix of lobbying, strategic track-bed purchase and restoration of sections of the route as they become viable.
Love at First Sight?
Wednesday, 15 May 2013 - 0 Comments
Hardly! My first ever visit to Midford (indeed the S&D) was on 24 May 1980, and the site was a mess. Overgrown and neglected it would have been a brave person indeed who would have forecast... [Continued]
Tuesday, 14 May 2013 - 0 Comments
There have been a few lines that have inspired the S&D, and I suspect one of the most surprising ones is the Lynton and Barnstaple. In fact there's a pretty strong case that the closure of... [Continued]
The Next Big Step
Tuesday, 07 May 2013 - 1 Comments
I'm waiting with baited breath here for the final details of the next big S&D development - the purchase of MASBURY station! I can't say too much (but all will be revealed in just a few da... [Continued]
We have purchased Midford station and are actively working to restore it.
Work is begining on the restoration of Spetisbury station.
20 April, 2013: Updated The Web page with revised links.