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.
Sunday, Sunday, November 29, 2015 - 0 Comments
SHILLINGSTONE . (All 29.11.2015 via The Somerset and Dorset Railway at Shillingstone Facebook group FACEBOOK - RAIL THING - HERITAGE AND COMMUNITY RAILWAYS UK It's fantastic watching the progress from... [Continued]
A Brace of Steam for Shillingstone!
Wednesday, Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - 0 Comments
SHILLINGSTONE 30075 30076 30075 These locos could be found all over the place! China had loads of industrials that looked like USA type tanks but most were actually of Polish origin. This is a genuine... [Continued]
Gartell Railway 22.11.2015
Tuesday, Tuesday, November 24, 2015 - 0 Comments
Activity from last Sunday at the GLR. 'Out the line' with four teenagers and two, er... 'mature' types! The four lads did a great job, and their ages added up to just slightly more than mine, and just... [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.