South Coast Railways

Bournemouth to Weymouth

ISBN:978 0 906520 57 4
First Published:01 September 1988
Last Reprinted:17 March 2012
Authors:Vic Mitchell & Keith Smith
Dimensions:240 x 174 mm
Book Info:

96 Pages
120 Photographs
Large Scale Maps
Other details of local history



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For over 20 years, the railway bypassed Bournemouth, but when it did arrive it was the most important event in the town's history. The changes in operating methods, in rolling stock and in station architecture are all fully illustrated and numerous maps help to explain the interesting evolution of the route.

Stations and Locations covered in this book:

Meyrick Park Halt13-14
Poole Quay36-38
Hamworthy Junction41-50
Hamworthy Goods51-55
Holton Heath57-59
Worgret Junction67-68
Winfrith Heath75
Dorchester South82-92
Monkton & Came Halt95
Upwey Wishing Well Halt98-100
Upwey Junction101-102
Radipole Halt103-104
Weymouth Shed105-110

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