Welcome to the 'New Somerset and Dorset Railway'
Friday, February 20, 2009
First stop on our Stour Valley trip was Shillingstone. Much to our surprise it was open - we even managed to get tea and stuff from the shop. Apparently Wednesday is a work day there so all the facilities were open.
At last track's starting to appear between the platforms, the station bulding itself is nice and roomy and they are laying it out very well inside. The old shop has now been converted to a small museum.
They seemed a very friendly bunch down there, and very keen to push the S&D message. If you do live down this end of the line why not get involved? There is plenty of trackbed north and south, much already prepared ready for tracklaying! Sturminster Newton to Blandford is clear the whole way through!