Bath Branch (Somerset and Dorset Railway)






Portions of line and locations

This line is divided into a number of portions.


Evercreech to Radstock

The old station building at Evercreech Junction (left of sign) and the former railway bungalows (right) have survived very well, but the hoarding ...
Ken Strachan 30/05/2011
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Radstock to Midford

This portion re-used the Somersetshire Coal Canal Tramway which was upgraded to railway standard.




Midford to Bath

Tucking Mill viaduct nestles into the countryside to the south of Bath. Serene and delightful, even at a distance. ...
Ken Strachan 26/02/2019
This facsimile on steel of the 1949 S&D working timetable could be handy for programming your TARDIS if planning to travel to one of the tastier ...
Ken Strachan 25/08/2018
Looking North under the covered way towards Tucking Mill viaduct, the increase in traffic on the cyclepath since Combe Down and Devonshire tunnels ...
Ken Strachan 19/04/2014
This is probably he closest I will ever get to an imitation of O. Winston Link. The majority of the illumination under the arch is courtesy of the ...
Ken Strachan 06/10/2018
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Looking North at the Southern portal of Devonshire Tunnel in November 2018 - slightly lighter inside than out. ...
Ken Strachan 03/11/2018
The Northern approach to Devonshire Tunnel, at dusk on 3rd November 2018. ...
Ken Strachan 03/11/2018
Inside Devonshire Tunnel see image 45263 - it is lit from 5.30am to 11pm. ...
John Thorn 11/11/2013
View along the former S&D trackbed (now the Two Tunnels cycle path) on 11 November towards the north portal of Devonshire Tunnel. See image ...
John Thorn 11/11/2013
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Just when I thought I had thoroughly explored the remains of the S&D in Bath, I find a bit more trackbed. This may be parking for two car dealers and ...
Ken Strachan 03/11/2018
The old S&D bridge over the GWR line see image 37063 has now been replaced, with walls high enough to deter persons ignorant of the power of ...
Ken Strachan 05/03/2017
I should have known this would happen when I commented on recent maintenance see image 37063. The down side here is clear: another relic of the ...
Ken Strachan 06/03/2016
This location, East of Oldfield Park station, is where the S&D crossed the Great Western. Their physical position may have been superior, but their ...
Ken Strachan 01/01/2012
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