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.
Masbury Station Update!
The appeal for fundraising for the purchase of Masbury Station has now closed. For the full statement of the appeal and station purchase, please see The Somerset and Dorset Railway Heritage Trust's website.
Masbury - Your Chance to Visit!
Saturday, Saturday, May 28, 2016 - 1 Comments
MASBURY HALT FACEBOOK - MASBURY STATION RESTORATION Great news - Masbury station is open this bank holiday weekend from 10am - 4pm Saturday to Monday (28th-30th May 2016) for the S&DRT's travellin... [Continued]
S&D Telegraph 47
Friday, Friday, May 27, 2016 - 0 Comments
MIDSOMER NORTON SOUTH FACEBOOK - RAIL THING - NEW SOMERSET AND DORSET RAILWAY The magnificent S&D Telegraph has just arrived and, as always, it is brilliant and an absolute gold standard for other... [Continued]
Gartell Signalbox Work
Thursday, Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 1 Comments
Trevor puts some finishing touches to this bit. Still the upper part to do! Meanwhile, at the rear of the box, C.J. Ian and Hugh get to grips with what needs to be done. I couldn't resist this shot, p... [Continued]
We have purchased Midford railway station and are actively working to restore it.
Work is beginning on the restoration of Spetisbury railway station.
21 December 2013: Added update on Masbury appeal.
12 June 2013: Added information about the Masbury Railway Station Fund. Updated Masbury page. Added links to individual Facebook groups on the Masbury, Midford and Spetisbury pages. Added new Media Resources page.
20 April, 2013: Updated The Web page with revised links.