Salisbury and Yeovil Railway






Dates

  /  /1847Salisbury and Yeovil Railway
Company formed
22/07/1848Salisbury and Yeovil Railway
Act passed
07/08/1854Salisbury and Yeovil Railway
Line re-authorised
02/05/1859Salisbury and Yeovil Railway
Opened from Salisbury to Gillingham. Salisbury Milford closed and Salisbury Fisherton opened.
07/05/1860Salisbury and Yeovil Railway
Opened from Gillingham to Sherborne.
01/06/1860Salisbury and Yeovil Railway
Opened from Sherborne to Yeovil to meet the Yeovil Branch (Bristol and Exeter Junction Railway).

Locations along the line

These locations are along the line.

SWT 158886 waits at platform 3, Salisbury on 21 June 2016. ...
John McIntyre 21/6/2016
A SWT service to Waterloo formed by 159105 departs from Salisbury on 21 June 2016. ...
John McIntyre 21/06/2016
Units on shed - or at least in the sidings. See image 49995 for comparison. ...
Ken Strachan 04/03/2017
S15 4-6-0 30838 in the shed yard at Salisbury on 15 August 1961. ...
K A Gray 15/08/1961
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A class 50 is about to take a Waterloo to Exeter service through the closed (1966) station at Dinton, west of Salisbury, in May 1985. ...
John McIntyre /05/1985
Looking west over the former Dinton station (closed 1966), on the Salisbury to Exeter main line, in February 1992. While it still appears to be double ...
John McIntyre 27/02/1992
2 of 2 images.


West of Tisbury, near to Wardour Castle, a Class 33 heads an Exeter service through the Nadder Valley on 27 February 1992. ...
John McIntyre 27/02/1992
An Exeter - Waterloo service arrives at Tisbury, Wiltshire in February 1992 behind a class 33 locomotive. ...
John McIntyre 27/02/1992
A class 33 locomotive departs from Tisbury, Wiltshire, on the single-line section between Templecombe and Salisbury, with an up train for Waterloo ...
John McIntyre 27/02/1992
A BRCW Type 3 arrives at Tisbury, Wiltshire, in October 1984 with a service from Exeter to Waterloo. ...
John McIntyre /10/1984
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Looking west at Gillingham (Dorset) on 18 October 2014 as a pair of South West Trains Class 159 DMUs departs on a Waterloo to Exeter service. ...
John McIntyre 18/10/2014
South West trains 159012 leads 159003 into Gillingham (Dorset) station on 18 October 2014 with a Waterloo to Exeter service. ...
John McIntyre 18/10/2014
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I always thought the Pines Express was longer (and taller, and wider). Gartell Light Railway No.9 'Jean' has brought a train up from Common Lane to ...
Ken Strachan 27/08/2018
The bridge on the left carries the former LSWR railway, which is still in use. The large retaining wall straight ahead carried the connecting spur ...
Ken Strachan 05/04/2018
Diesel and steam crossing at Pinesway Junction on the Gartell Light Railway in May 2011. Most of this impressive 2ft gauge line has been laid on ...
Ken Strachan 30/05/2011
The coach couplings on the Gartell Light appear to be back-to-back caravan couplings. And why not, as Barry Norman used to say when reviewing films. ...
Ken Strachan 27/08/2018
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The station frontage at Sherborne in Dorset on 20 October 2014.
See query 2260 ...
John McIntyre 20/10/2014
SWT 159106 stands at Sherborne Station shortly after 10.00 on 12 May with the 09.32 arrival from London Waterloo heading for Exeter St. Davids. This ...
David Pesterfield 12/05/2015
SWT service from Exeter to Waterloo heads east from Sherborne on the double track section to Templecombe on 20 October 2014. ...
John McIntyre 20/10/2014
Looking west along the car park at Sherborne Station on 12 May, with the former goods shed at the far end. A large replica totem shows it is now ...
David Pesterfield 12/05/2015
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Coming or going? Drummond M7 0-4-4T 30129 is the meat in the sandwich at Yeovil Town in the summer of 1960. ...
K A Gray 09/08/1960
Drummond M7 0-4-4-T no 30125 with a branch train at Yeovil Town station in the summer of 1961. ...
K A Gray 19/08/1961
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