Dorset rail service to be restored after 41 years [BBC News]





Date: 11/02/2013

A Dorset train service is to be reinstated 41 years after being axed thanks to a £1.47m grant. A regular service on the three-mile stretch between Swanage, Corfe Castle and Wareham is set to be restored by Spring 2015. [From Richard Buckby]


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Train at Wareham station

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A rail service is to be restored 41 years after being axed thanks to a £1.47m government grant.

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